Yvonne Mildred Parcher

Yvonne Mildred ParcherYvonne Mildred Parcher was welcomed into the everlasting arms of the Lord on Aug. 25, 2020.

A graveside Memorial Service will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at 9 a.m. (masks are required by all in attendance). A picnic will follow at LeRoy Jackson Park – please bring your own lunch, drinks and lawn chairs.

Yvonne was survived by her husband, Larry Parcher, Sr., her children and spouses Larry Parcher, Jr. & Michelle, Lisa Baker & William, and Laurice Menzel & Ross. She also has 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Her sister Patricia Farris, and her brothers Jim, Lyndle and Bob Tharp. Also numerous nieces and nephews.

Yvonne was born Oct. 5, 1946. She was raised in Ridgecrest, graduated Burroughs in 1964, married the love of her life and celebrated 54 wonderful years with him. She was a light that brightened any space she came into. She loved her family, her church family, any stranger she came in contact with, and most importantly the Lord.

She was a preacher’s daughter, a pastor’s wife, she led several women’s Bible studies, and in Jr. High she started teaching Sunday school to many children. She wore many hats and touched more lives than can be named. She loved to sing and play the piano.

For every moment in her life she could put a scripture verse or song to it…and often times both! She was dearly loved by so many!! This is surely our loss, but Heaven’s gain as she is singing with the Angels and sitting at Jesus’ feet.

— Submitted by the family of Yvonne Parcher

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Publisher’s Note: Yvonne was my beloved younger sister — the baby of our family. We treasure the memories of the growing-up years. The pain of loss is never easy, but we are so comforted that she is now abiding in her heavenly home. We so

ppreciate the community’s support and messages of condolances. — Pat Farris

Story First Published: 2020-08-28