Gloria A. Parker

Published 6:49 pm Friday, August 3, 2012

Gloria A. Parker, 76, of Thorsby died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham.

She was born on Saturday, Sept. 14, 1935, in England, daughter of the late Frederick Piersall and the late Sara Jane Dawson Piersall.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving is her husband, William H. Parker of Thorsby; two sons, William H. Parker Jr. and David S. Parker; daughter, Julie S. Elkhatib; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two sisters, Nora Elizabeth Carterer and Dorothy Bogden; brother, Stanley Dawson; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 at Martin Funeral Home.

The family requests no flowers. Please make donations to your favorite charity in her memory.

You may leave online condolences for the family at

Martin Funeral Home directing.