Karen Parker Steiner

July 25, 1960 - June 5, 2020
Karen Parker Steiner


Karen Parker Steiner was born on July 25, 1960, in Wilmington, NC to Charlotte Jones Parker and James Ray Parker.

Karen passed away in Fredericksburg, VA on June 5, 2020.

She is survived by her husband Kurt Eric Steiner, sister Lisa Parker Galphin and Mother Charlotte Jones Parker.

She was raised in Wilmington and graduated from New Hanover High School. She moved about with her Coastie Bear to Key West, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Governors Island, NY, Key West again, and finally Fredericksburg, VA her last home prior to her now forever home with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She has attended Temple Baptist church for 15 years where she always had an encouraging word or scripture, listening ear, or loving hug.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Red Cross.

A celebration of life is to be determined and a private spreading of ashes in her memory.

Condolences may be made to her mother Charlotte Parker, 3501 Winston Blvd. Wilmington, NC 28403 or on the “Condolence” tab.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.


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  • June 28, 2020
    Gena McKinley says:
    Dear Lisa, We were so sorry to read about the loss of your sister. Please extend our condolences to your family. We still have fond memories of our time on Pine Street. Love, Alex, Gena, and Anna Pridgen

  • July 07, 2020
    Kelly Porter King says:
    I am so sorry for your loss, I remember riding horses in that area, several of us local girls. Prayers for the family during this time.