Carleen Baggett Parker

Published 9:45 am Monday, January 17, 2011

ROXOBEL – Mrs. Carleen Baggett Parker, age 84, died at Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie on Saturday, January 15, 2011.

Mrs. Parker was a resident at the Rich Square Health Care Center.

She was a native of Hertford County and was married to Thurman W. “Buck” Parker on March 4, 1944.  She worked as at Mylcraft for some thirty-two years retiring as a supervisor.

Mrs. Parker was a member of the Sandy Run Baptist Church in Roxobel.  She had a great love of children and gardening.

Preceding her in death are her mother and father, Callie Vick Baggett and Walter Baggett; two infant sisters; and three brothers; Roy, Robert and Raymond Baggett.

Survivors include her husband Thurman W. “Buck” Parker of Roxobel, North Carolina, currently residing at the Rich Square Health Care Center; two sons, Raymond Parker and his wife, Mary Agnes, of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Thomas Parker and his wife, Theresa, of Roxobel, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Chris Odom, Kimberly Sloop, Ray Parker, Lisa Evans and Renee’ Baker; and eight great grandchildren, Quinton Odom, Derek and Nikki Sloop, Wayne Ray Parker, II, Amelia Lee and Leah Nichole Evans, Luke and Gracie Baker.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 17, 2011 at the Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery in Roxobel.

Contributions may be made to the Sandy Run Baptist Church, PO Box 95, Roxobel, NC  27872.

Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be directed to the family at