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Shirley Parker

August 7, 1948 — February 24, 2022

Shirley Ann Parker, 73, of Centerburg, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Shirley was born August 7, 1948, in Mount Vernon to Richard H. and Helen L. {Temple} Erow.

She graduated from East Knox in 1967

She married Roy E. Parker on August 17, 1969.  He passed away on February 1, 2016.

Shirley worked for many years in the upholstery industry.    She loved watching Roy and Bryan drag race, social media, and her cats and grandcats.

Shirley will be deeply missed by her son Bryan Parker; grandchildren Cindy (Cameron) Ferenbaugh, Kim Harris, and Samantha (Sean) Wheeler; many great-grandchildren; brothers Gary Erow, Mike Erow, and Jeff (Marianne) Erow; many half-sisters, nieces, nephews, and cousins

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brother Robert, and daughter-in-law Karen.

Friends may call Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Roberts Funeral Home- Mount Vernon Chapel, Mount Vernon.  Graveside services will follow at 11:00 the funeral home with Pastor Roger Crego officiating.  Private burial will be at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.  Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to either Hospice of Knox County 1770 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or the Knox County Humane Society 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 .

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Monday, February 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel

7067 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH 44691

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