Dora Lance Parker

dora parker
Dora Lance Parker, 83, of 209 Westwood Place, Asheville, died Thursday, May 4, 2000 in a local hospital. A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Sadie Lance Rochester. She is survived by her daughters, Ann Medford of Old Fort, Ruth Calloway of Weaverville, Susan Breedlove of Weaverville, Cathy Metcalf of Mars Hill; sons, James S. Calloway of Candler, Phillip Parker of Newton and Billy Parker of Marshall; seventeen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, The Rev. Steve Rhinehart will officiate with burial following in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory. Her family will receive friends 7-8:30 Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 31 College Pl., Asheville, NC 28801 or Alzheimer's Association, WNC Chapter, 3 Louisiana Ave., Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. I will always remember my grandma as the most wonderful
    grandma to ever be put here. I will always love her
    and think about her. She was like a second mom to me.
    She was always there when I needed a shoulder to cry
    on, or just to lend a ear. She finally got to go home
    and be with Jesus. I often think how lucky she is, because
    she finally got to meet the one who died for her.
    Grandma, I feel at a loss because I didn`t get to say
    good bye or to even tell you that I love you, but I think
    you already knew. I love you very much. You will always
    be in my heart and mind. Please wait for me, for one
    day I will see you again.

    we love you grandma,
    Mike, Theresa, Ashley & Felicia

  2. i love my grandma lots and lots now that she is gone i feel that there is a hole in my heart last thing i said to grandma was i love you and bye i love you grandma ,Lee

  3. My dearest grandma,
    Its been 5 years and it seems just like yesterday to me. I miss you so much my words can never tell anyone just how much you truely meant to me. I want to thank you for being a part of my life. I was truely blessed. Thank God you was sent my way to call grandma. Oh the times we had will forever be in my heart. You watching your soap opera and falling asleep in your rocking chair.Christmas and Thanksgiving has never been the same. Corn bread sour kraut and weenies Lee still talks about that. You will always live on through the love I will for an eternity carry on.
    Ive been truely Blessed.
    Love your grand daughter
    Kelly Fore Waldroup

  4. Grandma it’s hard to believe that it’s been nineteen years since you left us. I still miss you so much . And love you more than ever . Am so thankful and blessed with all the memories I have. Have passed by your house several times, but it’s not the same. I will miss you always until we meet again. It’s almost Thanksgiving and thinking of the times we spent with you on all the holidays. I love you and miss you Grandma

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