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In Memory of

Earl Franklin Parlier

August 3, 1930 - September 14, 2017

Obituary


Earl Franklin Parlier, age 87, of Hickory passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017, at his residence. Born August 3, 1930, in Watauga County, he was the son of the late Lawrence S. Parlier and Lucy R. Norris Parlier. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Howard Parlier; sisters, Mildred Rogers and Clara Lindsey. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Norma Parlier of the home; sons, Rodney (Joann) Parlier of Hickory, Kevin (Nancy) Parlier of Wanamingo, MN; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Ray Parlier of Boone,...

Earl Franklin Parlier, age 87, of Hickory passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017, at his residence. Born August 3, 1930, in Watauga County, he was the son of the late Lawrence S. Parlier and Lucy R. Norris Parlier. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Howard Parlier; sisters, Mildred Rogers and Clara Lindsey. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Norma Parlier of the home; sons, Rodney (Joann) Parlier of Hickory, Kevin (Nancy) Parlier of Wanamingo, MN; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Ray Parlier of Boone, NC. Earl had a distinguished career, retiring after twenty years, proudly serving his country in the United States Air Force. He later worked for Clark Tire and Auto of Hickory as part of the executive team and retired a second time after eight years of service. A memorial service will be held at Highland Baptist Church in Hickory, on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Jesse Lott officiating. A private graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Hickory.
Memorials may be made to Highland Baptist Church, 828 9th Avenue, NE, Hickory, NC 28601, where Earl was a member of nearly fifty years. Condolences may be sent to the Parlier family at www.hickoryfh.com .Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.