Betty Irene Powell Parker, 88, widow of Marion Below "Buck" Parker passed away peacefully Sunday Aug. 16, 2015 at Abbeville Nursing Home.
Born in Abbeville, SC she was a daughter of the late Rufus Forrest Powell and Brooksy Barrett Powell.
Betty was a graduate of Abbeville High School and a retired Secretary with the Abbeville County Auditor's office. She was a faithful member of Bells United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her son David Andrew Parker and his wife Lana of Gaffney, SC; a granddaughter Graham Parker, two great-grandchildren, Parker Moroney, and Campbell Moroney of Westminister, SC; two daughters in law, Teresa Parker of Anderson, SC and Cathy Parker of Westminister; a special niece, Patsy Thomason of Abbeville; several nephews, numerous step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons Daniel Franklin Parker and Stephen Lynn Parker and a grandson Benjamin Barrett Parker and four brothers Herbert Franklin Powell, Roy Eugene Powell, Rufus Barrett Powell and George Leslie Powell.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday Aug. 19, 2015 at 2:00 in Bells United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Lindley officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM Wednesday afternoon prior to services in the church social hall.
Memorials in memory of Betty may be made to a charity of one's choice.