Parker, Cynthia Glasscock

Former Junior High Teacher

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Cynthia Glasscock Parker, 52, died at NHC of Chattanooga on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, of complications from Multiple Sclerosis.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leroy Glasscock.

Mrs. Parker graduated from UTC with a degree in home economics in 1973. She was a teacher at Red Bank Junior High and East Ridge Junior High schools.

Mrs. Parker was an active member of Tyner United Methodist Church. At NHC of Chattanooga (formerly known as Parkwood Nursing Home), where she resided for the last 6 1 /2 years, she was known for her winning smile and loving personality and was greatly loved.

Her family founded a UTC scholarship for students interested in education in 2000 in honor of Cynthia so that her influence can continue.

Surviving are a daughter, Sarah Parker Harris and her husband, Evan Harris; mother Elizabeth Glasscock, all of Chattanooga; sister, Sandra Glasscock Mee and her husband, William Mee of Newark, Del.; nephew, Brian Mee of Seattle, Wash.; and niece, Julie Mee of Wilmington, Del.

Mrs. Parker’s family will receive guests at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home on South Moore Road from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday.

Funeral services will be held at Tyner United Methodist Church on Standifer Gap Road at 2 p.m. on Friday.

Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Officiating ministers will be The Rev. Brent Hall of Brainerd United Methodist Church and Brian Burch of Tyner United Methodist Church.

Pallbearers will be William Mee, Louie Hall, Jim Fulmer, Mike Palmer, William Byrd and Steve Jackson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the Cynthia Glasscock Parker Scholarship, UTC, Office of Development, Dept. 6806, 615 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403, or to Tyner United Methodist Church, 6805 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

This announcement available on www.mem.com. Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Chapel, a Dignity Memorial Provider.


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