Clarinda Herald Journal
Private Rites for Miss Myrtle Parker
A private family service is to be held Friday for Miss Myrtle PARKER, 83, former Clarinda teacher, who died Tuesday
[January 21, 1970] about noon at the Gillespie Nuring Home where she has been a resident since 1964.
She was [a] teacher here in [the]
early 20's. Later she was [a] bookkeeper for the Lake Motor Co. here, then at Malvern and at Seattle, Wash., before
retiring and coming back to Clarinda in 1959. She made her home with her sister, the late Mrs. Lois OWEN.
had extended over a period of recent years. She has nieces and nephews arriving, those expected for the service including
Robert E. OWEN of Bettendorf and James OWEN of Clarinda, Roe Parker RODGERS of Olympia, Wash. and Ruth RODGERS SCHOLLS of
Spokane, Wash. being unable to attend.
The family prayer service at the Walter Funeral Home will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday
prior to burial in Clarinda Cemetery. Dr. J. D. ALMES of Trinity United Presbyterian Church will officiate.
PARKER was born Nov. 8, 1886 at Mt. Ayr, daughter of Noah Albert and Mary E. STRANAHAN PARKER. She was preceded in death
by three sisters, Mrs. B. N. (Cleo) RODGERS, Mrs. George E. (Lois) OWEN and Mrs. F. S. (Ruth) HAMILTON.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2012
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