Obituary: Sharon J. Parker, 79, of Hannibal

Sharon Parker
Posted: Sep. 7, 2019 5:11 pm

Sharon J. Parker, 79, of Hannibal, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

A memorial service will held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at the Clover Road Christian Church in Hannibal. Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate.

Friends and family are invited to Sharon's Life Celebration at a visitation to be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Arrangements are under the direction of the James O'Donnell Funeral Homes in Hannibal.

Sharon Parker was born March 12, 1940, in Hannibal to Roscoe and Helen Riney Elliott.

She was married to Robert Joseph Parker on Jan. 17, 1958, in Hannibal. He survives.

Other survivors include three children, Todd Parker (Karla) of Palmyra,David Parker (Judy) of Rosebud and Trisha Parker of Hannibal; seven grandchildren, Cody Parker (Erin), Samantha Parker, Chelsea Griffin, Joshua Beaver (Jessica), Aaron Beaver (Beth), Kendra Moore (Mike) and Zachary Beaver; 12 great-grandchildren, Luke Parker, Lila Parker, Lane Parker, Theodore Griffin, Wyatt Parker, Cameron Ragar, Austin Ragar, Vincent Moore, Matthew Beaver, Rachel Beaver, Woodrow Beaver and one expectant great-grandchild. She is also survived by her nephew, Rodney Brumbaugh; niece, Helen Roberts (Alan); and their children, Kyle Roberts (Rose) and Scott Roberts.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Joyce Brumbaugh; and one brother, Richard Elliott.

Professionally, Sharon was a nurse's aide for many years. She previously worked for 10 years at St. Elizabeth's Hospital and later retired after 20 years of service from the Hannibal Regional Center.

Sharon was a talented baker. Her "Parker House Rolls" were famous at Clover Road Christian Church, and she also made a delightful peach pie. Quietly reading, listening to Christian music and trips with family to Branson were a few of Sharon's favorites. Most of all Sharon simply loved the time she shared with family, friends and her beloved cats.

She was a member of the Clover Road Christian Church.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Clover Road Christian Church.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at

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