Lillian L. Parker

December 5, 1927 - September 26, 2020

12/05/1927 - 09/26/2020

Lillian Lemont Parker, 92 of Boggs Run, WV died on September 26, 2020 at Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside, OH. She was born December 5, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Gordon and Florence Ross Upperman of Bellaire, OH.

She was a graduate of Bellaire High School and Elliott School of Business in Wheeling, WV. She loved to travel as a member of OPAL’S, of OVMC. Other clubs she had belonged to were; American Legion Auxiliary, Wheeling’s Womens Club, Red Hats, Olgebay Institute of Fine Arts, where miniatures she made were on display. She also gave lessons on Paper Quilling, a lost art, at many libraries in the area. She loved walking, biking and swimming into her 80’s.

She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Daniel Thomas of Bellaire, OH; and Wilbur Parker of Boggs Run, WV. Two brothers, William Upperman of Richmond, VA and Edwin Upperman of Bellaire, OH.

Lillian is survived by her daughter, Linda Thomas Gulla of Bellaire, OH ; three sons, Greg (Christine) Parker Sr., of St.Clairsville, OH, David Gordon (Barb) Parker and Mark Parker Sr., all of Moundsville, WV, a sister Betty DePaulis of Bellaire, OH. 8 grandchildren, Leigh Ann Gulla Dombkowski and sons of Pittsburgh, PA, Brian J. Gulla and family of McConnelsville, OH, Greg Parker Jr. of Morgantown, WV, Thomas Parker of Columbus, OH, Mark Parker Jr. and Family, Gage Parker, Jessica Parker Pyles and family, Bataia Parker, all of Moundsville, WV. Also 8 great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation or services per Lillian’s request.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the Benwood American Legion by going to TMCFunding.com or by mailing contributions to American Legion 412 Water Street Benwood, WV 2603.

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Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Vannelle
1 year ago

Our sincere sympathy goes out to the family of Lillian Parker.

HELEN/GLEN IMHOFF
1 year ago

LINDa
SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR MOTHER, ONE OF THOSE THINGSWE ARE NEVER READY FOR BUT YOU CAN BE GRATEFUL SHE DID GET TO LIVE A LONG LIFE. MY MOTHER TURNED 97 YESTERDAY. WE HAVE TO REALIZE THAT THERE IS A TIME WE MUST GIVE BACK TO GOD, READY OR NOT. IT IS BETTER THAN TO HANG AROUND AND SUFFER. WE TRUST GOD’S COMFORT FOR YOU. YOUR CLASSMATE, SINCERELY

Brenda Cordery Truelove
1 year ago

Sorry for your loss.

Sarah and Chug Horne
1 year ago

So sorry Linda, thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Connie Knollinger
2 years ago

Dave,Mark,and Greg so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. She was such a nice woman. Always so kind to me. I miss seeing her riding her bike. God bless and hope you all are doing well.

Ladean Okel Rodak
2 years ago

To the Parker Family, my thoughts and prayers are with your family. Lil was such a sweet lady. I have special memories of living on Boggs Run. My sincere condolences.

Effie Jones
2 years ago

Greg & family, so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You all are in my thoughts & prayers.

Rhonda Best
2 years ago

Mark Parker, Sr and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family.

Barb Ley and John Hanson
2 years ago

Linda, so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

Mary Velez
2 years ago

Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss of dear Lillian. I was truly blessed as the OPALs director at OVMC to spend time with Lillian through the years. She was always so pleasant and kind and it was wonderful to have her on our trips and OPALs activities. May God provide you comfort as you grieve this loss. I will keep you all in my prayers!!