Carrie Bell Parker Washington

Carrie Bell Parker Washington

Jul 25, 1923

Jan 31, 2022

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Carrie Bell Parker Washington, 98, of Louisville died Sunday, January 30, 2022.

Visitation 11-1 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at W.T. Shumake & Daughters Funeral Home 3815 Newburg Road. Funeral to follow at 1pm.

It was Wednesday, July 25, 1923, May Bell Parker and Thomas Parker, Alabama residences, welcomed their daughter, Carrie Bell Parker into this world. Carrie was one of seven children born to their union. She was a beautiful flower sure to blossom a breathtaking garden.

Carrie moved to Kentucky at a very young age, met and married Lindsey Alexander Washington. To this union, they were blessed with one child, Bernice Carolyn, who brought them an abundance of joy, and unconditional love, and a full garden..

Carrie lived a full, vibrant life as the matriarch of the family. For 98 years she taught strength, unity, loyalty, love and value to all her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, and many others during her walk of life.

Even in her later years, Carrie was the life of the party and the family will carry on her favorite saying “Oh what a party, I should have stayed home”, in constant remembrance of her.

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, Carrie Bell Washington was called home to our Heavenly Father. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Bernice (David), 11 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 49 great great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Carrie was preceded in death by her husband, Lindsay Alexander Washington on July 16, 1983.