|Hazel P. Parker, 97, of Galesburg, Ill. died at 3:40 pm Wednesday, October 31, 2012 in Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Ill.
She was born January 31, 1915 in Ridge Farm, Ill. the daughter of Walter and Allie M. Campbell Parker.
Hazel is survived by her brother-in-law, Gilbert Salter of Springfield, Tenn. She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.
She worked as a secretary for Bracker Insurance Company for 16 years, retiring in 1965. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1933 and attended Business Institute in Detroit, Mich. Hazel was a member of the First Church of God. She taught Sunday school and cared for children in the nursery.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 am Monday, November 5, 2012 in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. David Shreeves will officiate. There will be no visitation. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.