Thursday, April 21, 2011

OBITUARY: Mary Belle (McKamey) Parker (1932)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, March 17, 1932 – page 7, column 3:

Mary Belle Parker
Mary Belle Parker, 21 years of age, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert McKamey, at 10 p.m., Wednesday, March 9. On Monday, March 7, she gave birth to a son and at the time was suffering from flu and after the birth of her son, pneumonia developed. The baby died after twelve hours of life. She was a graduate of the Clayton high school having graduated with the class of 1929. A member of the Baptist church and also of Esther Rebekah lodge. She had served for several years as pianist for the Baptist Sunday school. She was united in marriage July 2, 1930 to Harold Parker, who with her parents and two sisters, Mrs. Bernie Kirkham of Mooresville, and Mrs. Clifton Burns of Clayton, survive. The funeral was conducted by her pastor, Rev. Charles Anderson, at the Baptist church, Friday afternoon, with many friends present who brought beautiful flowers to show their love and respect. Interment was in the Irons cemetery.

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