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Obituary
Bessie Mae Rimmer Parker
September 22, 1937 - July 16, 2017
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Orange County, NC
Visitation
Wednesday July 19, 2017, 1:30-3 PM
Grace Independent Baptist Church
9922 NC 86 N.
Cedar Grove, NC 27231
 
Service
Wednesday July 19, 2017, 3 PM
Church Service
Grace Independent Baptist Church
9922 NC 86 N.
Cedar Grove, NC 27231
Bessie Mae Rimmer Parker, 79, of 8811 Wilkerson Road, Cedar Grove, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late William Edward Rimmer and Lillie Pearl Eakes Rimmer. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dockie "Joe" Lewis Parker; one son, Luther Donald Parker; one granddaughter, Julie Ann Pulliam; four siblings: Alton Rimmer, Jack Rimmer, Alice Faye Rimmer and Shirley Leigh Kearsey.

Mrs. Parker was a member of Five Forks Baptist Church for thirty-six years and later Grace Independent Baptist Church of Cedar Grove for ten years. She loved God and was very active with her church. Bessie Mae loved spending time with her family, gardening her flowers, bird watching, traveling to the mountains and the beach.

Surviving are her four children: Eddie Dean Parker, of Snow Camp, Lewis Douglas Parker, of Cedar Grove, Dorothy Parker Chester & husband Rick, of Cedar Grove, and Deborah Ann Parker, of Burlington; five siblings: William Edward "Bill" Rimmer (Rachel) of Elon College, Myrtle Harris (Benjamin) of Cedar Grove, Marie Thaxton (Donnie Joe) of Roxboro, Mamie Gray of Henderson, and Pearl Crabtree (Larry) of Roxboro; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 1:30- 3 PM Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Grace Independent Baptist Church and other times at the home.

Funeral service will be 3 PM Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Grace Independent Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Hamilton and Rev. David Rimmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gary Ray, Kevin Rimmer, Edward Rimmer, Michael Rimmer, Calvin Harris, and Chris Harris. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Rudd and Robert Gauldin.