|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1894|
|Death: ||Aug. 23, 1971|
The following obituary is from Lisa Stalnaker (#46893021):
The Lawton Constitution
Tuesday, August 24, 1971
Page 9, column 4
Alice Parker Purdy
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. today in Becker Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Alice Parker Purdy, 77, one of three surviving children of the famed Comanche chief, Quanah Parker. She died Monday after being hospitalized a week.
Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Comanche Reformed Church. Rev. Robert Chaat, pastor, will officiate at both services. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery
Born Jan. 4, 1894, in Cache, she had lived all her life in this area. She was the daughter of Chief Quanah and his wife Wechiah. She had made her home in recent years with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. William B. Bradley, 414 Ferris, and had spent three overseas tours with them.
She was adept at Indian handwork, especially with buckskin and bead craft, and had assisted the government field nurse as an interpreter. She was a charter member of Comanche Reformed Church where she taught Sunday School and Bible School.
Survivors in addition to her daughter include one sister, Mrs. Wanada Page, Orrlando Nursing Home; one brother, Tom Parker, Apache; three grandchildren, Robert and Hawana Bradley and Mrs. Cynthia Ann Grandbergs, all of Lawton, and three great-grandchildren.
Chief Quanah brought his Quohada band of Comanches i to the Fort Sill reservation area in the mid-1870s.
Quanah Parker (1845 - 1911)
Weckeah Parker (____ - 1923)
Stanwood White Moon (1910 - 1911)*
Esther Parker Tabbyyetchy (____ - 1919)**
Bessie Parker Asenap (____ - 1927)**
Cynthia Ann Parker Cox (1873 - 1946)*
Laura Neda Parker Birdsong (1877 - 1968)**
Knox A. Beall (1878 - 1958)**
Weyodee Parker Tahmahkera (1880 - 1965)*
Honnie Parker (1882 - 1919)**
Harold Parker (1883 - 1902)**
Baldwin Parker (1887 - 1963)**
Johnnie Parker (1887 - 1922)**
Wanada Parker Page (1887 - 1970)*
White Parker (1887 - 1956)**
Len Parker (1888 - 1960)**
Thomas Parker (1889 - 1975)**
Mary Pache Parker Clark (1890 - 1952)*
Alice Parker Purdy (1894 - 1971)
Kelsey Topay Parker (1899 - 1921)**
Plot: Indian Section
Created by: Trapper John
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64986369