Obituary of Deanna Beverly Parker
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Deanna (Gaines) Parker passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Deanna was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Beatrice (Green) and Allen Gaines. She attended the Atlantic City Public Schools and was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. She was soft spoken and helpful to others. Deanna was a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked for Human Development (John Brooks Recovery Center) and the Pleasantville School System as a school nurse. She enjoyed being a nurse and providing quality and compassionate care to others. She loved her children and grandchildren dearly and made every effort to support and help them in any way she could. She was preceded in death by: her father, Allen Gaines; brothers, Allen "Tootie", Furnie and Joseph "Joe" Gaines. Deanna leaves to cherish her fond memories: her mother, Beatrice Gaines; son Fahteen "Troy" Gaines; daughters, Tankia and Tanee' Parker; sisters, Olivia "Libby" Pinkston, Marion Adkins, Sandra Taylor (George); special friend, Roger "Moo"; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. A celebration of life for Deanna will be held at a future date. Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, New Jersey, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com