DELKISHA S. PARHAM
Ms. Delkisha Sharone Parham, 32, affectionately known as “KeKe,” gained her heavenly wings on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Newport News, VA. She was born January 17, 1986, in Petersburg, VA, to James M. Parker and Delphine S. Parham. She resided in Stony Creek, VA, for most of her life, and Hayes, VA, for the last few years. Keke was preceded in death by her grandparents, Hilton Parham and Wilbert and Margaret Parker.
Keke was a sweet, kind, and gentle spirit that touch many lives, she loved to talk on the phone to her family and friends. Becoming a loving and caring mother to her beautiful baby girl was her greatest accomplishment. She was an avid shopper at Bath and Body Works and Amazon Prime, and she could let you know where to find the deals. She truly loved her sunglasses, she always looked fly.
Keke was baptized at an early age at First Baptist Church, Jarratt, VA, where she was a member of the First Baptist Jewels Choir. KeKe was a 2004 graduate of Sussex Central High School in Stony Creek, VA, she was a member of the Marching band. She attended Virginia State University, studied in Physical Therapy; Colorado Technical University, studied Supply & Value Chain; DeVry University, studied Logistics; Hair Horizon Beauty Academy where she started her love of doing hair, that she was well known for. Keke was previously employed at National Freight Inc, Security Forces Inc. (Anheuser Bush and Perdue), Pilot, and her very first job at Burger King in Stony Creek, VA.
To cherish her tender memories and experiences: her loving and beautiful daughter, Khalyah M. Wyatt of Stony Creek, VA; parents, Elder James M. Parker of Prince George, VA; Delphine S. Parham of Stony Creek, VA; grandmother, Elsie Parham of Stony Creek, VA; aunts, devoted Deborah Jones (Michael) of Stony Creek, VA, Irene Jones and Michelle Berry of Norfolk,
VA, Sarah Parker of Richmond, VA, Mertie Griffin of Dinwiddie, VA, and Joann Loughery of Detroit, MI; uncles, devoted James Parham (Robin) of Stony Creek, VA, and Larry Parham (Jacqueline) of Suffolk, VA, Nadia Ahmed of Detroit, MI, Wilbert Parker of Emporia, VA, Curtis Parker of Prince George, VA, and Michael Parker of Georgia, great aunts, Laura Brown of Chesterfield, VA, Rosa Mae Dewitt of Petersburg, VA, Wilma Malone (James), Doris Cooper (Clarence), Irene Burrow, and Rose Flowers; great uncles, Ben Jones of Willingboro, NJ, and Minister Alfred Flowers of Petersburg, VA; devoted friend and companion, Minister Michael Carter and his daughter Brienna Carter; devoted cousins, Shannon Nunley-Parris (Tony), Deonta Parham (Ariana), and Tanisha Flowers (Leon); devoted friends, RaShena Browder and Maurice Wyatt; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
A special thanks to a host of devoted family and friends.
Services will be held 1:00 P.M., Saturday, December 8, 2018, at First Baptist Church, 18463 Little Mill Road, Jarrett, VA, the Rev. George Mayes, Pastor. Interment to follow in the Pegram Family Cemetery.
The family will assemble 12:00 Noon the day of the service and will receive friends at 9193 Sussex Drive, Stony Creek, VA., and may be contacted by calling the following phone numbers: (434) 2466381, (804) 586-1938 and (804) 363-9924.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.