Ruby Parker, 102, formerly of Silver Lake, died at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in Union Hospital. She was born Sept. 11, 1905, in Silver Lake, to Oliver Sells and Pearl Sells. She was assistant cashier for 43 years, at the former Commercial State Bank in Silver Lake. Her husband, Huram Parker, preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 1983.

Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Hopkins and her husband Charles of Terre Haute; two grandsons, Dan Hopkins and his wife Christine of Terre Haute, and David Hopkins and his wife Sharon of Carmel; two great-granddaughters, Christina Ann Hopkins and Julie Hopkins; and two great-grandsons, Adam Hopkins and Andy Hopkins.

She was a 1924 graduate of Silver Lake High School, and a member of Center United Methodist Church in Silver Lake.

Services were Dec. 2, 2007, in North Manchester, Ind. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-1942.

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