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Barbara J.

March 10, 1929 – August 13, 2018

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Obituary for Barbara J. Parker

Parker, Barbara J.

Barb passed away August 13, 2018 at Thornapple Manor. Barb was born March 10, 1929 in Kalamazoo; the daughter of Carl and Hazel (Peet) Cousins. A 1948 graduate of Climax-Scotts High School, Barb loved being a homemaker and she enjoyed bowling, knitting, and feeding the birds, especially hummingbirds. Barb had a green thumb and that was evident in her flower gardens and many fruit trees. Barb will be fondly remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her children: Kenneth (Shirley) Hook, Phyllis Rugg, Marilyn (Paul) Hendershot, and Henry Hook, a brother: James (Mary) Cousins, nine grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Barb was preceded in death by her parents, husbands: Herman Hook and James Parker, a daughter: Marsha Hook, a son: Clifford Hook, a grandson: Ryan Hook, a granddaughter: Tammy Rugg, and a brother: William Cousins. Barb’s family will receive friends Friday, August 17, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00 PM at Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton where Barb’s funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 PM, Pastor Jeff Worden, officiating. Burial will take place in Mount Ever Rest Memorial Park. Memorial contributions to American Heart Association will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Barb’s family.

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When Friday, August 17th, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Williams-Gores Funeral Home
Delton, MI 49046

Service Information

Friday, August 17th, 2018 12:00pm
Pastor Jeff Worden
Williams-Gores Funeral Home
Delton, MI 49046

Interment Information

Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park
3941 S. Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI