Helena S. Parker of Idyllwild, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001. She was 85.

Mrs. Parker was born and raised in Prague, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Howard H. Parker, USMC (ret.).

A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Idyllwild Community Presbyterian Church. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Czech Cemetery in Prague, Okla.

Mrs. Parker is survived by her daughter, Sharon Everson (Gerard); a son, Howard Parker (Kay Lee); eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the USO. Make checks payable to USO and send to USO World Headquarters, Department WS, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, D.C. 20090-6860. Contributions can also be sent to Ramona VNA Hospice, 890 W. Stetson Ave., Suite A, Hemet, CA 92543.