Deacon Jack Parks

Published 7:14 pm Friday, October 19, 2018

Deacon Jack Parks passed away Sunday.

He was born in Meriwether County, Georgia on Dec. 29, 1926, to the late Sallie and Abe Parks.

He was educated in Greenville, served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from William L. Bonnell, Inc.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mrs. Eddress Parks of Greenville, Georgia; one son, Wayne (Jennie) Parks of Greenville, Georgia; one daughter, Jackie (Roger) Woodyard, LaGrange, Georgia; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Annette Parks, Mrs. Laura Evans, Mrs. Martha J (Fred) Baker; two brothers-in-law, Mr. Edward Parks and Mr. MacArthur Parks along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Springfield Baptist Church, Greenville.

You may express your condolences, sign the guest book, or view Deacon Parks Video Tribute by visiting

The family will be at their home at 940 Highway 100.

The excellent care of Deacon Parks is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.