Mrs. Sarah Josephing Parker died at her home in this city Tuesday afternoon at 6:35, surrounded by family and friends. She had been an invalid for seven years. but the immediate cause of death was an attack of paralysis. which rendered her unconscious Monday afternoon. The funeral will be held at the Baptist church this afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev Butler officiating, and the remains will be interred in the I O O F cemetery.
Sarah Josephine Parker. Nee Keller. Was born July 8. 1811 at Greencastle Ind. She was united in marriage in Jefferson county, Ind. July 28. 1864 with J D. Parker. They moved to this city in 1906 and have made their home here since. Beside her husband she is survived by eight children. Mrs. H. G. Kemmerly of Shattuck, __ E and F F Parker of Catesby; W H Parker and Mrs. Harry Truskey, of Kansas City; Mrs. R J Brink of De Queen, Ark; L W Parker, of Warrensburg, Mo and Mrs. J H Myers of Cleveland, Ohio.
Mrs. Parker was a tender and loving mother and affectionate wife, and a kind and generous neighbor; her death leaves a void which will never be filled. She was a Christian, a member of the Missionary Baptist church.
Submitted by: Gordon Richard
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