Charlene Mililani Parker, 64 of Huelo, Maui peacefully passed away in her home on Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was born in Honolulu, Oahu on April 13, 1956 to Dacky and Geraldine Pu’u.
She is survived by her loving husband, Wendell K. Parker; son, Judeah K.W. Parker; mother, Geraldine Diane (Gerald) Lum (La Pierre, Pu’u); brother, Jeffery A. Pu’u from Kalaheo, Kauai; sister Deborah-Jean “Hiwa” Wood (Pu’u); 10 nieces and 9 nephews. She is predeceased by her father, Dacky A. Pu’u.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and serviced as a teacher in Sunday School, Primary and Young Women President Auxiliaries. She was called to serve as a seminary teacher in the LDS Institution of Religion in the Kona Hawaii Stake, Keei Ward. She served at her husband’s side as a single adult branch president and Bishop’s wife to be a “help meet” in his callings in the LDS-Kona Hawaii Stake. She studied herbology for healing the body and mind and a love for her animals. She also worked for the LDS church’s physical facility management as a Hawai’i-Maui PM group office administrator and retired at 22 years of service.