Jennifer “Jenny” Lawing Parker, age 66, passed away Wednesday evening, August 28, 2019.
Jenny was preceded in death by her father, Robert Samuel “Bobby” Lawing, Jr. and is survived by her loving family that includes her husband, William T. “Denny” Parker; mother, Dorothy C. “Dot” Lawing of Parkton; children, Sandra Michelle “Sandy” Parker Lynch of Whitakers and Steven Thomas Parker of Rocky Mount; brother, Robert S. “Sam” Lawing III (Nancy) of Hope Mills; sister, Dawn Lawing Johnson (Ricky) of Parkton; her beloved grandchildren, Phillip John “P.J.” Lynch and Dylan Lee Gage Parker; along with a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, and close family friends.
Jenny was a long time member of Arlington Baptist Church where she served in numerous capacities including the social committee. She was a retired employee of Nash Health Care Systems, dedicating over 40 years to helping and healing others as a skilled and compassionate nurse, and her most cherished role was that of “Grandma” to P.J. and Dylan.
Please join family and friends to celebrate Jenny’s wonderful life at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Arlington Baptist Church, 1500 Bethlehem Rd., Rocky Mount. The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.