ANNABEL L. PARKER
December 11, 1923 ~ June 8, 2015
Annabel L. Parker passed away peacefully in Vancouver, WA on June 8, 2015, at the age of 91. She was born on Dec. 11, 1923 in Portland, OR where she graduated from Grant High School and later attended Business College.
In 1945, she married Harry E. Parker and over the years, they built a successful earth-moving business together. Annabel also enjoyed her time working at the First Independent Bank.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church since the 1950s.
Annabel loved traveling with her friend Ruthie Beedle to places like Europe, Canada and New York. The two had many adventures together and were life-long friends. She enjoyed playing tennis and golf, art, and the theater.
Survivors include her daughter, Sally Parker of Olympia, WA; son, James Parker and his wife, Paula Suthern of Battle Ground, WA; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; sister, Virginia Coffey; and brother, John Velaga.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Sat., June 20, 2015 at 9:00a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, Annabel asked that donations be sent to Second Chance Companions, PO BOX 2343, Battle Ground, WA 98604.
Arrangements are under the care of Vancouver Funeral Chapel.
Please sign her guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits