Dorothy Shepherd Parker, 69, of Raleigh died October 12, 2014 at the Laurels of Chatham. Dorothy was born in Raleigh on December 6, 1944 to the late W. Rea Parker and Rebecca Hartness Parker. She grew up in Raleigh, attended Morson, Broughton, but graduated from high school at Peace College. She then attended Western Carolina and graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill. Dorothy was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd.
She is survived by her sister, Mary G. Parker of Raleigh.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm at Church of the Good Shepherd, 125 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh. The family will receive guests following the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Nature Conservancy of NC.
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Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St., Raleigh.