UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 03/25/0202 REG. SESS.02 RS BR 2892
A RESOLUTION adjourning the House of Representatives in loving memory and honor of Anne Orem Parker.
With deepest respect and admiration, we pay homage and tribute to Anne Orem Parker, and we pause in silent reverence for her soul.
WHEREAS, Anne Orem Parker was born on July 18, 1929, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and she traversed these earthly bounds on January 2, 2002; and
WHEREAS, Anne Orem Parker was the loving daughter of the late William Henry and Mae Gaeng Orem; she was the devoted wife of fifty-three years to Sanford Roff Parker, and she was the loving mother of three daughters, Sallie Parker Lotz of Cold Springs, Margaret "Peggy" Parker of May's Lick, and Ellen Parker of Palos Verdes Estates, California, and two loving sons, William Preston "Kip" Parker of Athens, Ohio, and James Orem Parker of Taylor Mill; and she was the proud grandmother of eleven grandchildren, Robert Parker Lotz, Daniel Preston Lotz, Charles Piper Lotz, Piper Clayre Smith, Clayton Parker Smith, Simon Parker Segal, Jack Sanford Segal, James Franklin Parker, Emily Pringle, David Roff Parker, and Mary Elizabeth Parker; and
WHEREAS, Anne Orem Parker was an esteemed member of the Maysville community where she was the owner and operator of Parker Travel Agency and Where in the World Gift Shop; she was a founding member and past president of the Maysville Players where she directed numerous plays and outdoor dramas, including the "History of May's Lick" in 1988, the "History of Maysville," enacted on a barge on the river in 1992, and "Simon Kenton, Our Mason County Leviathan" in Washington and at the Mason County Public Library amphitheater; and
WHEREAS, Anne Orem Parker was an active and involved citizen, and she was a member of the Humanities Council, the Maysville Tourism Commission, the Underground Railroad Museum, and the American Society of Travel Agents where she served on several national committees; she was past president of the Downtown
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