Agatha Parker

Sunday, September 2, 2007

THEBES, Ill. -- Agatha "Dean" Parker, 72, of Thebes, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at her home.

She was born July 15, 1935, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of James Ruben and Alice Rose Evans Parker.

Parker was a member of the Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include three sisters, Helen Tindall of Brighton, Ill., Alma Southard of Thebes, and Brenda Butler of Cairo; and a brother, Bill Parker of Thebes.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Maj. Benjamin Stillwell officiating.

Interment will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Ill.