Graveside funeral services for Alvon L. Parker, 78, Vale,
who died Monday in a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at
10:30 a.m. Thursday in Wilder Cemetery by the Rev. Raymond
A. Thompson of Caldwell United Methodist Church under the
direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
He was born Dec. 28, 1902, in Yakima, Wash. He moved
with his family to Richfield and then to Nampa in 1916.
He moved to Homedale in 1930. He married Ida Mae Sharp
on June 30, 1994, in Nampa. For the past 20 years, he
lived in Vale, where he worked for the Bureau of Land
Management for 10 years.
survived by a daughter, Mrs. Bud (Charlotte) McDermott of
Caldwell; two sisters, Gertrude Tiffany of Nampa and Pearl
Townsend of Eagle; five brothers, Cecil E. of Sunnyside,
Wash., Howard M. of Coeur d'Alene and Gerald E., Lester N.
and Donald E., all of Homedale; three grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his
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