November 9, 1961
Services Friday for Mrs. J. D. Parker
Funeral services for Mrs. J. D. Parker will
be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. from the Belles-Wright Funeral home in
Mrs. Parker died Tuesday, Oct. 31, at her
home in Baltimore, Md.
Nellie Klemme Parker was born March 10, 1871.
She came to fayette at the age of 19 to attend Upper Iowa
University. She was the only survivor of the class of 1890. After
graduating from Upper Iowa she studied musics in Boston and later
taught music in Missouri.
In 1892 she was united in marriage to Dr.
James D. Parker and spent her life in Fayette until two years ago
when she went to Balitmore, Md.
Survivors include three children: Dr. Hugh
K. Parker of Glen Ridge, N.J.; Mrs. Galen C. Goebels (Dorothy), of
Lakeland, Fla.; and Mrs. Robert Fox (Eleanor) of Baltimore, Md.