Heart Attack Claims
Leith Parker, assistant Post Master of Farnam, passed away suddenly early Tuesday morning in California where she was visiting. The Parkers had spent the evening attending a ball game and later returned to a relatives home. Leith suffered a heart attack and was taken to a hospital where she passed away a couple hours later.
Leith and Wayne left Thursday to vacation in California.
Mrs. Wayne Parker, nee Leith Ainlay, was raised in this community living most of her life at Farnam except for a time she served in the Armed Service. She was about 66 years of age.
Funeral services are pending.
The Farnam Press , 22(30):1 Thursday, May 31, 1962
Mother of Wilson Parker
Succumbed in California
Mrs. Leith I. Parker 65, died last week in Covina, California. She was the mother of Wilson Parker of Cozad.
Mrs. Parker was born August 26, 1896, in Farnam and spent some time in military service.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne Parker; daughters, Mrs. Jane Potter, Gothenburg, Mrs. Jean Davlin, Puente, Calif.; a son, Wilson, Cozad; brothers, George Ainlay, Santa Monica, Calif; John Ainlay, Evanston, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Agnes Mackey, North Platte.
Funeral services were held Monday at the McVay-Olesen Chapel with the Rev. Robert Hall of Cozad officiating.
Burial was in Fort McPherson with full military honors.
The Cozad Local 68(90):1 Monday, June 4, 1962
Services Held Monday
Funeral services were held Monday at 10:30 A.M. in the McVay-Olesen Funeral Chapel in Gothenburg for Leith Parker. The Rev. Robert Hall officiated.
Mrs. Harvey Sutton played the organ.
Pallbearers were Dale Montgomery, Edgar A. King, Robert Stevens, Roger Aden, William Hill and LeRoy Tillotson, Jr.
Internment was in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell. Military honors by American Legion Post No. 288.
The Farnam Press , 22(31):1 Thursday, June 7, 1962
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