Annabel L. Parker
1923 - 2015
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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.
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Published in The Columbian on Jun. 14, 2015.
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June 20, 2015
Jim & Sally
So sorry to hear hear about your Mom. She was a great lady and will be missed My thoughts are with you at the very difficult time
Melodie Seelbinder
June 19, 2015
Jim & Sally

Sorry for your loss, Annabel and I worked together @ 1st INDEPENDENT BANK, in Hazel Dell from she was great mentor and friend she was greatly missed by fellow employees and customers when she retired customers and will be missed even more. Our thoughts and prays are with you. David E. Kenny Retiree Fist Indy-1958-2003
June 17, 2015
Jim and Sally,
Sorry to hear about your Mom. Words can seem empty right now but know that I am thinking of all of you and remembering some great memories.
June 17, 2015
So sorry for your loss. Annabel was a great part of our family and will be missed deeply. My Mom and Aunt Mary were so fond of her. I have many memories spending time with her also. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Terri Larson Barber
June 16, 2015
Our deepest sympathy with the loss of your mother. Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family Jim...
Gary & Darla Warner
June 15, 2015
Your mother waited on me many times at the bank. She was always cheerful and most helpful
Betty Lantz
June 15, 2015
James and Sally. So sorry for your lost. Met her when I worked at 1st Independent Bank. Spent some great times at the home with her and your dad. Will be out of town. So won't be available to be at the memorial service. My prayers are with you all. Carolyn Worthington Moore
Carolyn worthington
June 14, 2015
My deepest regrets to family and friends for the loss of my good friend Annabel , she will be missed by all . Annabel was such a loyal friend to my wife Ruthie with so many great travel times together . So now they can make a future trip together once again . My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends . Gary
Gary Beedle
June 14, 2015
Thank you for being a wonderful part of my growing up years. You were a kind and wonderful lady. I know you and Harry will be happy now in heaven, together, forever. You will be missed, lovely lady.
David Garon
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