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 Lydia Ethel <I>Thomas</I> Parker

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Lydia Ethel Thomas Parker

  • Birth 11 May 1900 Richland County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 1 Dec 1966 Richland County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot sec L lot 282 space 2
  • Memorial ID 23517910

Daughter of Richard and Effie J (Smith) Thomas. Married Elmer James Wills, Sr. at Olney, IL. Two children; Elmer James Wills, Jr. and Ada Rae Wills Feeney. Married C L Parker after Elmer's death.
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Ethel J. Parker, age 66, a resident of 305 S. Wilson street, passed away last evening at the Richland Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient for a short time.

A native of Richland County, Mrs. Parker was the daughter of Richard Thomas and Effie J. Smith Thomas. She was married to Elmer J. Wills in 1918 and he preceded her in death in
1942. She was then married to Corbett Parker in 1943 and he passed away in 1961.

She was a member of the Methodist church in Monroe City, Indiana and attended the First Methodist Church in 0lney.

Her survivors are two children; James Wills of Sikeston, Mo. and Mrs. Clay Feeney of Bloomington. There are 5 grandchildren. She also leaves her
mother Mrs. Effie Thomas of Olney and two sisters: Mrs. Lora Totten and Mrs. Della Dzuick both of Olney.

Funeral services for Mrs. Parker will be held in the Memorial Chapel of the Summers-Rainey Funeral Home, with Dr. W. A. Robinson officiating.


Taken from the Olney Daily Mail, Olney, IL, December 1966


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  • Added: 22 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23517910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia Ethel Thomas Parker (11 May 1900–1 Dec 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23517910, citing Park Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Graver Gal (contributor 46890700) .