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Claudie Gaskins Parker

May 27, 1935 — October 11, 2023

Bethune, S.C.

Claudie Gaskins Parker


Bethune, S.C.

Mrs. Claudie Gaskins Parker age 88, went to her Heavenly Home on October 11 at her residence with her loving family by her side.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 2:00 pm at the Union Methodist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home, Hartsville. Rev. Paige Wheeler and Rev. Charlie Short will officiate.

Mrs. Parker was born in McBee a daughter of the late Mike and Lizzie Reynolds Gaskins. She was a member of Union United Methodist Church, a member of the United Methodist Women’s organization and a member of the Lore McCoy Sunday School Class. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking cakes for others.

Surviving are two daughters, Delores (Michael) Hickey, Hartsville and Deborah (Dennis) Outlaw, Bethune; one son, Chris (Meredith) Parker, Hartsville; seven grandchildren, Emily (Harold) Winburn, Brad Outlaw, David (Sharon) Outlaw, Kaitlin (Chase) Hughes, Meredith (Jason) Murray, Lynn (Justin) Cox, and Abby Parker; eight great grandchildren, Garret (Abby) Winburn, Natalee Winburn, Sarah Grace Outlaw, Troy William Outlaw, Waylon Hughes, Hayden Hughes, Wyatt Cox and Archer Murray; two sisters, Joyce Perdue, Bethune and Ruth (Billy) Dowey, Lugoff; two brothers, Roy (Frankie) Gaskins, Bethune and Grady Gaskins, McBee.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Troy Watkins Parker; two brothers, Bobby Gaskins and J.C. Gaskins; one sister, Dorothy Mozingo.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society (Breast Cancer), % your local Relay For Life, or to Alzheimer Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011

“A Life So Beautifully Lived, Should Be Beautifully Remembered”.

Norton Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Parker family.

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Graveside Service

Friday, October 13, 2023

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Union United Methodist Church Cemetery

4379 Union Church Rd, McBee, SC 29101

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