Evelyn Parmer


Evelyn LuLu Rose Parmer of Edinburgh entered eternal life at 2:30 a.m. July 19, 2016, at Simon Cancer Center, at the age of 85. She was born July 5, 1931, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Barg Westerfeld. She married Richard Ivan Parmer April 15, 1951.

She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Susie (Ken) Pierce of Clinton, Indiana, Linda (Terry) Burlew of Columbus, Indiana, and Kathy (Mark) Mohr of Greensburg, Indiana; sons, Larry (Angie) Parmer of Waldron, Indiana, Jerry (Karen) Parmer of Edinburgh, Indiana, and Rick (Stacy) Parmer of Franklin, Indiana; sister, Ethel Parmer of Columbus, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister.

Mrs. Parmer graduated from New Point High School and was a homemaker. As a dedicated member of St. George Lutheran Church, she served 33 years on the Altar Guild and many years as a Sunday school teacher.

She loved flowers, gardening, her loving husband and her No. 1 family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at St. George Lutheran Church by Pastor Jerry Castleman. Calling will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at the church and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday. Burial will be at St. George Cemetery near Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. George Lutheran Church.

Arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.