Mrs. Melvina Parks

Submitted by Donnie Pickard

Van Buren County Democrat
November 7, 1957

Mrs. Melvina Parks Dies, Funeral At Dennard

Melvina Parks, 65, widow of Nealy Parks and native of Dennard, died at her home in Los Angeles at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31. Funeral services were conducted at Dennard cemetery at 2 p.m. Monday, November 4, by Henry Pipkin, Church of Christ of Clinton.

She was born December 24, 1891, and had lived at Dennard all her life until six years ago when she went to California to make her home with a son Leon Parks. She was married to Mr. Parks in 1909 and he died ten years ago. She was a Methodist.

In addition to Leon Parks, survivors are two brothers, Joe and Dave Hancock, of Detroit.

Pallbearers were Lonzo and Monroe Nunley, John Jolly, Harp Middleton, Johnny Scott and Adam Scott. North Arkansas Funeral Home was in charge.