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Updated: 06/21/2013 03:58:03PM

Irma Elizabeth Parker

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Irma Elizabeth Parker, 95, of Lake Wales, died on Sunday, July 16, 2013, at Lake Wales Medical Center.

Born on Sept. 22, 1917, in Alifia, Fla., she was a resident of Lake Wales for 30 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Bartow. Bobbie was a homemaker and loved to fish. She also tremendously loved her house cats.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Parker, her sister, Ione K. Hackle, and her brother, Joe A. Roberts Jr.

Survivors include sister, Ruth L. Roberts of Bartow; nephew, Thomas C. Hackle, Sr. and wife Yvonne of Indian Lake Estates; three nieces; two great nieces, and one great nephew, and longtime beloved friends, Bud and Sally Thrift.

Graveside services will be held at Lake Wales Cemetery on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Bryant Dickey will be officiating.

In Iieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice Center, 320 West Main Street, Lakeland, FL 33815.

Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is in charge of arrangements.