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 Edwin George Parker

Edwin George Parker

Hooper, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death 18 Mar 1928 (aged 54)
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Burial Hooper, Weber County, Utah, USA
Plot 3_B-8_49
Memorial ID 26915206 · View Source
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With Eleanor M. Parker


Edwin G. Parker Victim of Delayed Stump Blast

More than 50 neighbors in Hooper turned out today and prepared the Edward G. Parker farm for spring planting, was announced today by Bishop J. D. Hooper.

Edwin George Parker, who was injured by a delayed explosion of dynamite at his farm near Hooper, when blasting out stumps last Thursday afternoon, died Sunday evening at 8 o‘clock in the Dee hospital. Mr. Parker had placed a charge of explosive in a stump and, when it failed to discharge, he went to investigate. While leaning over the stump the accident occurred. His {ace was disfigured and the right wrist fractured.

He was born in Hooper on April 6.1873, s son of Edwin and Cathering Cox Parker, and was married to Eleanor I. McIntyre in Salt Lake on January 14. 1897. He had lived in Hooper practically all his life. He was a member of the quorum of seventies in the L. D. S. church. Surviving are the widow and the following children: Mrs. G. L. Mitchell, Edward J. Parker, Jack L. Parker, Albert N. Parker and Dean Parker, all of Hooper, and Harrison G. Parker of Ogden. One granddaughter and the following brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs. John Russell, Roy; Mrs. James R. Beus, Mrs. W. O. Belnap, Levi, R. Parel, Leet E. and Vern C. Parker, all or Hooper; Mrs. F. A. Child, Ogden, and Mrs. W. H. Green, Kanesvllle.
Funeral services will be held 'Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Hooper chapel, with Bishop John D. Hooper, presiding. Interment will be made in the Hooper cemetery under the direction of Lindquist undertakers. Flowers may be left at the Lindquist chapel on Thursday until 11 o‘clock.


MARCH 23, 1928


Funeral services for E. George Parker were held on Thursday afternoon in the Hooper chapel, with Bishop John D. Hooper presiding. Mr. Parker died 'last Sunday evening as the result of injuries suffered while blasting stumps.

Prayer at the home was given by W. C. Parker and the opening prayer at the chapel by Francis A. Child. Richard D. Hooper gave the benediction. Speakers were R. E. Widdison, O. P. Cottle, A. C. Christensen, Bishop Castle H. Murphy and Bishop Hooper. The Hooper choir sang several numbers. Soloists were Ila Naisbitt, George Manning, Joseph 0. Moore, 0. Lee Stoddard and Fern Fowers, H. G. Smurthwaite gave an organ solo. Two original poems written by W. C. Parker and Mrs. Olive Munn Beasley were read. The quorum of seventies attended in n. body and acted as pallbearers. Nieces of Mr. Parker took charge of the {lowers. The services were largely attended. Interment look place in the Hooper cemetery. John ll. Naisbitt dedicated the grave.





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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin George Parker (6 Apr 1873–18 Mar 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26915206, citing Hooper City Cemetery, Hooper, Weber County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Larry Hollist (contributor 47520688) .