November 7, 1958 - March 21, 2022
Ms. Tanya Yvonne Parker, 63, of Peoria, IL transitioned to her heavenly home at 6:55 pm on Monday, March 21, 2022 at her residence. Tanya was born on November 7, 1958 in New Grand Chain, IL to Margaret (Anderson) Parker and John McFadden. Tanya moved to Peoria, IL at the age of 5 years old. She was a 1976 Peoria Woodruff High School Graduate. She had a green thumb and loved plants. Tanya worked at Trinity; and formerly worked at Sisters of St. Francis/St. Joseph’s Facilities as a healthcare provider. Tanya was very efficient in accomplishing goals. She loved to watch horror and western movies on TV. Tanya loved her family. She was an inspiration to her nephew Eddie and encouraged him to be a comedian. Tanya leaves to cherish her most precious memories her loving and devoted son, Carnell X. Parker of Peoria, IL; two daughters, Kesha Washington of Tampa, FL and Tanber Stephenson of Peoria, IL; two brothers, Dexter (Taini) Parker and Marcus Parker; one sister, Cecelia Parker all of Peoria, IL; 10 grandchildren,4 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; 1 brother, Charles Parker and 1 sister, Rhonda Parker. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2404 W. Albany Ave., Peoria, IL 61604 with a visitation beginning at 11 am. Rev. Michael Wright of St. Luke C.M.E. will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE (Central Time). Due to Covid-19, social distancing is encouraged to be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Ms. Tanya Yvonne Parker, 63, of Peoria, IL transitioned to her heavenly home at 6:55 pm on Monday, March 21, 2022 at her residence. Tanya was born on November 7, 1958 in New Grand Chain, IL to Margaret (Anderson) Parker and John McFadden. Tanya... View Obituary & Service Information
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