Miriam F. Parmenter, a longtime home economics and 4- agent in Anne Arundel County for the University of Maryland's Cooperative Extension Service, died Feb. 11 of heart failure at the Wilson Health Care Center in Gaithersburg.
The center is a part of Asbury Village, a Methodist-church affiliated retirement complex, where she had lived since 1984. She was 92.
Services for Miss Parmenter were being held today at Calvary United Methodist Church in Annapolis.
A native of Northborough, Mass., Miss Parmenter was a home demonstration agent in Anne Arundel County for nearly 19 years, from 1943 to her retirement in 1962. She also served as the county 4-H club leader until 1948 and continued her involvement in the program until her retirement.