Betty M. Parker, 84, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. She was born February 11, 1937 to Alvin and Martha (Edwards) Stanton in Deposit, NY.
Betty grew up in Deposit, NY and attended college in New Paltz, NY where she met the love of her life, Jacob Parker, Jr. and had 4 children.
Betty was very artistic and loved drawing and painting. She was an avid bowler, a member of the TOPS chapter of Derby, and loved to model for the Senior Expo at Wichita Botanica Gardens.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jacob Parker, Jr.; sister, Marion Meltzer; brother, Skipper Stanton; and grandson, Freddie Underwood. Betty is survived by her children, Martha (Fred) Underwood, Jacob (Diane) Parker III, Lucy (Bill) Ramsey, Betty Sue (Kevin) Jerram; brother, Chester "Jack" (Ruth Ann) Stanton; 11 grandchildren, Rochelle Scharenberg, Will Ramsey, Elizabeth Underwood, John Ramsey, Jacob Parker IV, Cynthia Tosh, Bob Ramsey, Daniel Parker, Amy Anderson, Melissa Jerram, Brandon Jerram; 23 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.
A memorial service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1820 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67214.