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Joann Parker, Age 81

Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Joann Parker

Former Cozad Resident:

Joann Parker, age 81, passed away peacefully in Las Vegas, NV on August 17th, 2019.

She was born on March 10th, 1938 in Blytheville, Arkansas, daughter of Harry and Josie Forbey and moved to California as an infant. On June 28th, 1997, she married Wilson Parker in Cozad, NE.

Joann was welcomed into heaven by her husband, daughter Paula Abramson, son Wesley Parker, infant-son Lesley Parker, her parents, and siblings HR, Effie and Freddie. Survivors include daughter, Karen Drake (George Varney) of Las Vegas; son-in-law Thomas Abramson (Mary Lambrecht) of Gothenburg; grandchildren Ashley Abramson of Denver, CO, Aaron & Amy Abramson of Kearney, NE, Ali Abramson of Dallas, TX and Amanda Drake of Las Vegas, NV; sister Helen Baker and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family celebration will take place at a later date.