Elizabeth Parks Bender


Mrs. Elizabeth Parks Bender, 86, wife of the late Edward Humphreys Bender and a resident of Nassawadox, formerly of Cheriton, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at The Citadel at Nassawadox. A native of Willis Wharf, she was the daughter of the late Willis W. Parks and the late Lucille Archie Parks. She was a retired teacher’s aide for Northampton Public Schools.

Elizabeth is survived by two sons, Edward Mark Bender and his wife, Tammy, of Capeville, and Arthur Peter Bender, of New Jersey; four grandchildren, Danielle Bender, Ryan Bender, Jessica Stiles, and Ashley Bender; three great-grandchildren; and a nephew, Don Bender, and his wife, Debbie, of Cape Charles.  She was predeceased by her daughter, Sherri Ann Bender.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.
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