Diana J Parmer age 75 of Morristown, TN passed away at her home on July 18,2020 after a prolonged battle with multiple illnesses. Her husband was at her side. She was predeceased by her mother- Mary Jane Karkowsky and father—Jack W Docket. She is survived by her Husband of over 50 years- David Parmer, her daughter Mary Lou Heath, her granddaughter Jamie Desilet and her husband Joshua, all Morristown residents. Her sister Shirley (and Derrick) Tom of Cadillac Michigan, and 5 additional Brothers and sisters-in-law that also live out of state.
Diana spent her life in service of others. For many years she worked at a hospital in Saginaw Michigan as a registrar and receptionist in the Emergency department. Upon moving to Zephyr Hills, Florida, she worked with the hospital in Dade City Florida as the director of the Senior Friends program also for years. When, as a family they relocated to Morristown, she continued her service to others with the Hamblen County School system as a crossing guard and occasional custodial work when needed. She enjoyed spending time with her family and frequently took trips to Michigan to stay connected. Together with David they travelled extensively around the world and the United States. Her favorite memories were of Italy and the Amalfi Coast. She will be missed.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research hospital.
Arrangements entrusted to Mayes Mortuary, www.mayesmortuary.com, of Morristown.
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