Alice Parker

Obituary of Alice Parker

 Alice M. Parker, 81, of Carrollton died Monday evening Nov. 6, 2017 at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.

   Born in Carrollton on Dec. 1, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Claflin Kirbach.   She married Ken Parker on Sept. 7, 1957 in San Francisco, CA and he preceded her in death on May 22, 2014.

   Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law: Pat and Billie Jo Parker of Alton, 2 grandchildren: Becca Jo (Matthew) Dill and Matt Parker.   She was also preceded in death by her parents, brother Fred Kirbach and sister: Lois Jean Ellis.

   Alice founded, owned and operated the Wagon Wheel Restaurant with her husband and sister for over 20 years prior to retirement some years ago.  She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church.   She loved playing cards, especially euchre.  She loved her family and taking car trips with her husband in search of a winning poker machine. 

    A memorial visitation will be held from 10-11 A.M. on Thursday Nov. 9, 2017 at St. John’s Catholic Church followed by a funeral mass. After mass a luncheon  will be served at the Wagon Wheel. Burial will be at a later date.   Memorials may be made to St. John’s Church or Boyd Memorial Hospital.   Condolences may be left online at: