Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Sylvia Mae Parker, 89, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Cassville. She was born in Hatfield in 1924.

She worked alongside her husband on their Iowa farm and served many years as a nursing home caregiver.

Survivors include: her husband of 68 years, Corwin Parker; daughter and son-in-law, Gordia and Steve Parrott, all of Shell Knob; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her only son, Norman Parker.

A balloon launch in celebration of Sylvia's life will be held on Sat., April 19 at 1 p.m. in the Country Market parking lot: 24988 State Highway 39, Shell Knob.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home & Crematory, Cassville.