Yvonne Gardner Parker

March 22, 1940 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 80)


Yvonne Gardner Parker was the daughter of the late Willie Walker and Lottie Mae Alexander Gardner.

Yvonne attended Washington School.  She joined Vestibule AME Zion Church at an early age.  She was a faithful servant  on the  Parent Body Missionary, Life Member of the Missionary, member of the Lay Council, Stewardess Board, and the Kitchen Committee.  She loved her church and church family.  Yvonne retired from Wix/Dana Corporation.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, Hazel Parker, three sisters: Ollie Mae Feemster, Luvenia Gardner, Peggy Ann, three brothers:  David Gardner, Willie Gardner, Jr. (Buddy), and  Eddie Lee Gardner (Carter).

She leaves to cherish her beautiful memories:  three sons:  Stanley Gardner (Mary), Gerome Parker (Gay) both of Kings Mountain, NC, Jerry Parker (Unique) of Gastonia, NC; two daughters: Arlene Roberts (Gary), Regina Parker both of Kings Mountain, NC; a goddaughter: Karmen Huskey Johnson of Wellford, SC; six sisters:  Luella Stokes, Betty Bell, Flossie Johnson (Ralph), of Kings Mountain, NC, Shirley Miller (Randy) of Charlotte, NC, Hazeleen Leslie, Shirley Leslie of Charlotte, NC; two brothers: Thomas  Gardner (Paulette) of Kings Mountain, NC; Donald Leslie of Charlotte, NC; 14 grandchildren,13, great-grandchildren, and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

Our Matriarch, Forever Loved 

 Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Vestibule A.M.E. Zion Church at 11A.M.   Public Viewing will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021 from 4pm - 6pm at the Genesis Chapel of Kings Mountain. Burial will be at Church cemetery.
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 Service Program


Graveside Service
January 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Vestibule AME Zion Church
2175 Vestibule Church Rd
Kings Mtn, NC 28086

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