Mrs. Carolyn Parker Moore A loving wife and mother, dedicated friend and confidant and believer of Jesus Christ, Carolyn Parker Moore, age 69, died peacefully at her home in Newport News, VA and was called to her Lord and Savior on July 23, 2012 after battling a long illness.
Carolyn Moore was born on March 28, 1943 to the late Joe and Mary Parker in Franklin, VA and as a young child was baptized at First Baptist Church. After moving to Newport News in 1963, she met and married the love of her life, William Marshall Moore.
Together, they successfully ran and co-owned Night and Day Market. At the age of 42, she attended Nursing School at New Horizons Regional Education Center, graduated top of her class and worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse until her illness forced her to retire in 1995.
Carolyn Moore was preceded in death by her husband, William of Newport News; her sister, Arlethia of Hampton; brothers Joe of Hampton and Leon of Franklin; and brother-in-law Joseph of Norfolk.
She is survived by her sons Jason of Newport News, and Eric (Alicia) of Leavenworth, KS; sister Mary Ellen (Willie) of Gloucester; aunt Virginia of Franklin; sister-in-laws, Joan of Franklin, Nannie (Wardell) of Hampton, and Senie of Norfolk; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews that will carry on her legacy.
A Memorial Service to honor the life of Carolyn Parker Moore will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Cooke Brothers Funeral Chapel in Newport News, VA. Condolences may be sent to 1207 Gail Court, Newport News, VA 23605.