Marie Esther Leigh-Parker
January 11, 1945 June 03, 2014


The Dupigny-Leigh and Parker families are saddened to announce the home going of their beloved mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and respected states woman, Marie Esther Dupigny- Leigh Parker.

Mrs. Parker passed away on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 ante meridiem at the Howard County General Hospital in Columbia Maryland, due to complications after surgery. Aunt Marie, as she was affectionately called by many, is survived by her children Lester Richard Parker Jr., Marie Parker Harvey (Varian), and Edith Parker Johnson (Richard); Her sisters Mrs. Theresa Leigh-Sherman, Mrs. Nancy Davis-Kiadii, Annie V. Otto, Enoh Cash, Rev. Elspeth Walker and Theresa Essien; three grandchildren, Richard Johnson, Melissa Johnson and Elias Harvey; nieces, nephews and a host of close relatives and friends in Liberia and abroad.

Funeral Services:


Thursday, June 12, 2014

St. John's Baptist Church
9055 Tamar Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

10:00am-12:00pm: Viewing
12:00pm: Home Going Celebration & Service
Repast immediately following the service


Friday, June 20, 2014
First United Methodist Church
Ashmun Street, Monrovia, Liberia

4:00pm: Removal from Stryker Funeral Home
6:00pm: Wake & Viewing at the church

Saturday, June 21, 2014
First United Methodist Church
Ashmun Street, Monrovia, Liberia

10:00am: Home Going Celebration & Service
Repast to follow. Location TBD
Interment to follow at Kaiser Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Brewerville.

Family Contact - U.S.A.
Marie Parker-Harvey: 240-899-2845
Edith Parker-Johnson: 301-879-9339
Mr. Lester R. Parker, Jr.: 443-759-1594 Nancy Davis-Kiadii: 646-894-9330
Mr. M.Daniel Nelson, Jr.: 610-745-7688
Ruvelle Sherman-Jones: 443-536-5139

Family Contact - Liberia
Mrs. Theresa Leigh-Sherman: 0886-510-822
Mr. Charles Sherman: 0886-909-891

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