Frances Jeneil Dickinson Parker

October 24, 2009


Frances Jeneil Dickinson Parker age 91 of Murfreesboro passed away in her sleep at Guardian Care Nursing Home of Ahoskie. She was born September 10, 1918 in Norfolk,VA to the late Albert Monroe Dickinson and Mildred Winingder Dickinson. She was the wife of the late Robert Vance Parker who passed away in July of 1975.

Mrs. Parker was a member of Murfreesboro United Methodist Church and dearly loved her church. She lived her life to the fullest and had her wish to ‘go away’ in her sleep.

Robert and Frances had one adopted daughter to whom they gave their middle names, Jeneil Vance Parker of Murfreesboro.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Arthur Warren will officiate.

The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Murfreesboro United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 392, Murfreesboro,NC 27855, Children’s Home Society of NC, P.O. Box 14608, Greensboro, NC 27415 or to the charity of your choice.

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Tommy Vann
14 years ago


I am saddened to learn of the passing of your mother. I used to deliver groceries to her in the days when customers could call in their orders. Your father used to stop what he was doing to repair our band’s equipment in the 60s. May God bless and comfort you!

Bonnie Futrell
14 years ago

Dear Jeneil: Sorry to hear about your mama. Don’t know if you recall me or not but I use to be one of the kind ones(ha ha) that waited on you at Grizzard’s Outlet. May it be of some consolation that to know your Mama is in a much better place. Email me sometime when you get a chance. God Bless Bonnie

david sutton
14 years ago

Sending you my condolences from Chapel Hill. Frannie was the reason I traveled. I will always remember the map that she had in her kitchen with the pins locating the places that she had visited. I remember looking at that and thinking I too would like to see the world. I have seen quite a bit of it as well…..all thanks to Frannie and her willingness to open up her home to me!