Lavern was born to the late Jonah and Romeller Parker on April 12, 1963 in Durham, North Carolina. She departed this walk of life and crossed over to enter into her eternal rest on August 26, 2020.
She received her education in the Durham Public Schools.
Her last employment was at IBM.
She loved to gather with her family and friends. Lavern was a loving and caring person and loved hugs and kisses.
She was preceded in death by her brother Ervin Parker; two sisters, Vinda Kay Wilcox and Janice Parker; and a very special niece, Angela (Tweet) Gray.
She leaves to cherish her warm memories, two daughters, Stephanie Joy Parker and Charlene Lavonne Belk; five brothers, Ernest Parker, Halvester Parker (Juanita), Ralph Parker, James Parker and Richard Parker, all of Durham, NC; four sisters, Sarah Harris, Rostella Smith, and Beverly Tucker, of Durham, NC and Dorothy Pettiford of Yanceyville, NC; five grandchildren, Acacia S. Parker, P’tre C. Parker, Aziz A. Latta, Zamiyia O. Belk-Minor and Zariell R. Belk Dawson; two great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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