Helen "Sissy"'s Story
Helen Sissy Bernice Parker, 85, of Greensburg, passed away November 12, 2017 at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Greensburg. Born on October 8, 1932 in Greensburg, Indiana, she was the daughter of Harold and Irene Wright. She resided in Greensburg throughout her entire life and often said how much she loved living here. In her years of employment she worked at the Jerman Junior High School as a cook and at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital in the dietary department. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. She was married to John E. Parker and he preceded her in death.
Helen is survived by one daughter, Sandi Lister, Greensburg; one son, Fred (Susan) Lister, Limon Colorado; and six grandchildren, Jesse McBain, Kiara McBain, Jenna Lister, Sara Lister, Stephanie Lister and Nikki Lister; and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Michael DeMoss; two sisters, Mary Louise Bommarito and Betty Chandler; three brothers, Walter Wright, Donald Wright and Harold Wright.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 11:00 am until the time of the Funeral at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at the South Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Liberty Baptist Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com
Published on November 13, 2017