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Marion Hawkins Parker, American Librarian. Certified elementary teacher, public library, school library media specialist, New York. Board of directors United Fund, Meals on Wheels, fundraising chairman; past Chairman.Bd. Christian Education, Ebenezer Baptist Church; Member New York Library. Association, Order Eastern Star (grand matron, Star of Hope), Royal and Exalted Order Amaranth (past supreme grand associate matron, past state deputy).


Parker, Marion Hawkins was born on June 6, 1942 in Lawrenceville, Virginia, United States. Daughter of John Lee and Alice Louise (Pearson) Hawkins.


Attended, Hampton Institute, 1959. Associate of Arts cum laude, Orange County Community College, 1971. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1974.

Master of Library Science, Long Island University, 1976.


From clerk to head children's department library, Newburgh (New York) Free Library., 1964-1986;library media specialist, West St. School, Primary School, Newburgh, 1986-1987;library media specialist, Vails Gate High Tech Magnet School, Newburgh, since 1987.


  • Certified elementary teacher New York, public library New York, school library media specialist New York.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with Stella Denton): 1776: A Bicentennial Bibliography, 1976.


Board directors United Fund Meals on Wheels, Greater Newburgh, fundraising chairman. Chairman board directors Head Start East Orange County. Past chairman board Christian education Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Member of New York Library. Association, Newburgh Area Zonta Club (past president, Supreme Grand Court Heroines Jericho supreme lecturer), Rose Seven Seals (past state deputy), Royal and Exalted Order Amaranth (supreme grand associate matron, state deputy), Order Eastern Star (past grand matron, past 1st vice president supreme council grand chapter, Star of Hope).


Married Ammie Parker, Junior, December 6, 1959. Children: Anthony, Johnnye, Kenneth.

John Lee Hawkins

Alice Louise (Pearson) Hawkins

Ammie Parker Junior

Anthony Parker

Johnnye Parker

Kenneth Parker