Betty Jean McCoy Parker, 93, of New Kensington, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2020. She was born on November 17, 1926 in New Kensington to the late Henry and Isabelle Barnes Pryor.
Betty worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Citizens General Hospital for 36 years and a loyal member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed donating her time to various charities, visiting with her family, listening to 1940’s music, watching old western movies, playing bingo, and travelling, especially going on cruises.
Survivors include her children, Garry L. (Sylvia) Garrison, Edwin L. Jarnagin, and Dollie Cheatham; grandchildren, Franceska Y. Garrison, Jerhone C. (Jenine) Jarnagin, Edwin E. Staton, and Casey Crayton; great grandchildren, Tyrone Webster, Tameka Webster, and Takia Jarnagin; 5 great-great grandchildren; and her beloved dog, Sammy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Parker; son, Horace Edwin Jarnagin III; and sister, Henri Mae Davis.
Viewing will be Saturday, June 20th from 10 AM until service at 12 PM in ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, with Rev. Darryl Johnson, officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Leave an online condolence at rossgwalker.com
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