George W. Parlier Dies Saturday

Walnut: - George W. Parlier, 83, died Saturday at Community General Hospital at Sterling where he had been a patient for several days. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Ross Funeral home with Rev. William Lynch of the Nazarene Church officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery. Friends may visit Monday evening at the funeral home.

George W. Parlier was born June 15, 1888 at Bethany, the son of Allen W. and Alice Weeks Parlier. He married Marie Balla of Bureau in 1917. He was a truck gardener and had done landscaping and tree trimming before retiring. He played with a Buffalo Bill Circus band in his early years.

Survivors include his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Starks, Sterling, and Mrs. Melvin (Marilyn) White, Bureau; one son, Milfred, Peoria; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, August 9, 1971 - Monday, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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