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Hattie Parker


July 4, 1923
May 23, 2019

Graveside Service 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - Hillcrest Memorial Park, Centralia

Hattie Parker, 95, of Centralia passed away peacefully Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. She was born on July 4, 1923 the daughter of Cleve and Pearl (Campbell) Cook in Benton. She married Leamon H. “Ted” Parker on March 1, 1947 in Benton and he preceded her in death on September 7, 1986.

Survivors include her children, Cortland Parker and wife Doris of Irvington, and Robert Parker of Anaheim, CA.

Along with her husband of 39 years, Ted Parker, Hattie was preceded in death by both her parents, Cleve and Pearl Cook; step-father, Earl Shaffer and her step-brother, Virgil Shaffer.

Mrs. Parker was a diligent employee, retiring as a supervisor at Warren G. Murray Developmental Center after 20 years of faithful service. She was a member of Calumet Street Christian Church. Hattie also held memberships with the East Centralia Home Extension, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, and AARP.

Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is in charge of arrangements. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia with John Willis officiating. Online condolences and memories of Hattie may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.