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In Memory of

Virginia Parr

May 1, 1922 - September 14, 2017

Obituary


Virginia "Ginger" Parr was born May 1, 1922 in Butler, OK to Ernest and Flossie Walker. She passed away on Sept. 14, 2017 at Epworth Villa in Oklahoma City at the age of 95. Ginger grew up on the farm in western Oklahoma with her three brothers. She rode her favorite horse, Shorty, down country roads to the one room schoolhouse. She graduated from Butler High School where she met her future husband. Ginger married Glenn Parr on Nov. 13, 1941, the month before Pearl Harbor. Glenn joined the army and went overseas and Ginger...

Virginia "Ginger" Parr was born May 1, 1922 in Butler, OK to Ernest and Flossie Walker. She passed away on Sept. 14, 2017 at Epworth Villa in Oklahoma City at the age of 95. Ginger grew up on the farm in western Oklahoma with her three brothers. She rode her favorite horse, Shorty, down country roads to the one room schoolhouse. She graduated from Butler High School where she met her future husband. Ginger married Glenn Parr on Nov. 13, 1941, the month before Pearl Harbor. Glenn joined the army and went overseas and Ginger went to work. After the war, Glenn joined the OK Highway Patrol. Ginger, an excellent business woman worked and retired from Exxon Mobile. To Ginger, family came first. She was the loving mother to her only child, Susie Parr Reynolds. She loved to cook for others and many Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners were celebrated in "Pop and Gigi's" home. Ginger loved to play games, loved the Dallas Cowboys, and loved her dog, Wiener. But most of all she loved her three grandchildren. She doted on them; showering them with love, food, and many adventures. Ginger left behind cherished memories of all who were blessed to know her. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Glenn Parr, parents Ernest and Flossie Walker, brothers: Al, Leon and wife Loretta, Bob and wife Bonnie. She is survived by daughter Susie Reynolds of Edmond, Pat Cousins of Edmond, grandchildren Jennifer Clark and husband Jon, Ben Reynolds and wife Mo, Ryan Reynolds and wife Pam and 6 great grandchildren, Meredith, Lucas, Chloe, Olivia, Sam, and Addie. She is also survived by loving friend and sister-in-law Vynetta Walker of Oklahoma City and dear nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in the ballroom at Epworth Villa in Oklahoma City on Monday, September 18, at 10:00. The family would like to express their gratitude to the exceptional caregivers at Epworth Villa and to Epworth at Home Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association or to a charity of your choice.