Mildred Ladel (Lewis) Parker, 85, returned to her eternal heavenly home on March 2nd, 2018. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God ultimately gave her peace at the end of her journey.
Mildred was born to the late Bert & Jessie (Collins) Lewis in Fort Gibson on August 6, 1932. She married her best friend and high school sweetheart Bill Parker on December 26th, 1951 in Ft. Gibson, OK. They enjoyed traveling and during their marriage she and Bill visited 48 states. She enjoyed gardening and was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church Jenks.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Parker; her son, Larry Parker; and her brother, Thomas Joe Lewis. Mildred is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Tony & Leesa Parker of Jenks; her brother, Lonnie Lewis of Celina, TX; her grandchildren, Bobby (Jessica) Bradley and Amanda (Kyler Mullen) Parker; and her great granddaughter, Aspen Faye Mullen. She was known to her grandchildren as "Maemoo". She is remembered for her wit and humor and kindness towards others.
The Parker family is forever grateful to the caregivers, friends, and extended family at Baptist Village BA for the care and love she received.
Mildred will lie in state from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, with family receiving friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and her service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 8, all at the Ninde Brookside Funeral Home and Chapel. She will be laid to rest following at Floral Haven Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers please donate to: Oklahoma Chapter, Alzheimer's Association, 2448 E. 81st Street, Suite 3000, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137
Ninde Brookside, 918-742-5556, ninde.com
Published on March 6, 2018