Official Obituary of

Leila Virginia "Ginger" (Andrews) Parker

October 19, 1955 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Leila Parker Obituary

Leila Virginia “Ginger” Andrews Parker, age 68, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital.

Born in Sumter, SC, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Charles Herman Andrews, Jr. and Leila Virginia Riley Andrews.  Ginger was a strong woman of faith who loved God with all her heart.  She grew up attending Aldersgate UMC with her family.  Ginger believed in working hard in both her career as well as her favorite role in life, which was a mother to Tanner.  She was an excellent cook and enjoyed being in the kitchen.  She will be remembered as a very devoted and loving mother, sister, aunt, and friend. 

She is survived by a son, Tanner Andrews Parker, her brother, Charles Herman "Chuck" Andrews III and wife Beth, her brother Michael Riley Andrews, and her sister, Sandra "Sandy" Andrews Noonan all of Sumter, a great aunt, Alma Riley Davis of Martinez, GA, numerous special nieces and nephews, a special group of treasured friends, and her faithful canine companion, Dutchess.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Sandel Andrews, and a brother-in-law, William T. “Bill” Noonan, Sr.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 2:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Robert N. Jackson officiating.  The interment will immediately follow the service in Sumter Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be, Tanner A. Parker, Charles H. Andrews, IV, Daniel J. Andrews, Joseph H. Gainey, III, James E. Noonan, and William T. Noonan, Jr.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 1:00-2:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Bullock Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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March 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
March 1, 2024

2:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home Chapel
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

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Interment following funeral service
March 1, 2024

Sumter Cemetery
700 W Oakland Ave
Sumter, SC 29150


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