Jeanette Smith Parker, 66, co-owner of Shelia’s Country Kitchen

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CALABASH — Jeanette Smith Parker, 66, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Born in Columbus County, she was a daughter of the late Johnnie Coval Ward and Vinnie Ward.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Jessie Ward, Kenny Ray Ward and Linda Evans. She and her husband, Donald, were co-owners of Shelia’s Country Kitchen in Calabash.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Parker; sons, Jeff Smith of Calabash and Mickey Smith of Ocean Isle Beach; stepchildren, Wendy Bennett (Dale) of Calabash and Donnie Parker (Terri) of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; brothers, John Ward of Nakina and Freddie Ward of Old Dock; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.