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Myrtle B. Parks was born June 15, 1949 to Dezzie Lee Parks and the late Gunner Parks Sr. She departed this life on November 28, 2020.
Myrtle attended Bolivar Industrial High school and graduated with a high school diploma. She was employed during her stay in Chicago, IL at the U. S Post Office for 28 years. After moving back to Tennessee, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Myrtle professed her belief in Christ at an early age and joined Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church. She remained a member of Hopewell until her death.
Myrtle was loved dearly by her family and friends. She enjoyed helping others and giving to those in need. She also enjoyed calling and singing “Happy Birthday” to family and friends on their special day. Myrtle was a big sports fan. She especially loved NBA basketball and her favorite team was the Golden State Warriors. Myrtle also enjoyed attending college basketball games to watch her grandson Ty play at Union University.
Myrtle was preceded in death by her father Gunner Parks Sr., sister Annie B. Parks, brother Michael Parks, and son Michael Antoine Parks.
Myrtle leaves to cherish her loving mother Dezzie Lee Parks, nine siblings; Gunner Parks, Willie Parks (Eleanor), Diane Parks, Evelyn Williams, Robert Parks (Linda), Lelsa Parks, Larry Parks (Jannie), Danice Polk (Tommie), and Dennis Parks (Tamra). Two children, Frederic Parks (Tracy) and Twilla Perry ( Patrick). Six grandchildren, Fredrica Parks, Ty Parks, Thaddeus Perry, Shantenae Perry, PJ Perry and Michael Futrell. Four great grandchildren, Evan Parks, Ethan Parks, Octavious Johnson and Josiah Smith. Two special daughters, Parris Parks and Pamela Falls. A special caregiver, Glenda McInvale, and a host of nieces nephews, cousins and friends.