Lucy Parker Jimmo, 91 of North Ferrisburgh, VT peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on September 11, 2018. Lucy was born in the midst of a major snow storm to Robert and Luna (Field) Parker on January 20, 1927.
Childhood summers were spent on Mt. Philo where her love of Vermont’s natural beauty developed . Growing up she was an avid 4-H member while attending the “Hollow School” (1-8th) and Vergennes High School, where she graduated from in 1945.
She went on to complete her teacher training at Johnson Teachers College in 1948 and further teacher training at UVM. Her favorite was teaching 1st grade, which she did in Greensboro Bend, Jericho and Charlotte. In 1956 she married Robert H Jimmo and had three daughters Constance, Brenda and Cheryl. When they reached school age she returned to teaching as a beloved substitute teacher in Northern Addison County in the 60’s and 70’s.
Robert and Lucy owned the Jimmo’s Four Corner Store; a fixture in the community for many years. She will be remembered as a devoted wife of 56 years, a dearly loved mother and grandmother, an avid reader and cookie baker. Lucy was a long time member of the United Methodist church in North Ferrisburgh. She is survived by her daughters, grandchildren- Erika, Chad, Annie, Nick and Yohanan, and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday September 22, 2018 at 1pm at the United Methodist Church in North Ferrisburgh. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes on Friday Sep. 21st from 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers, please send gifts to the Bixby Public library for their children’s room.