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Gale Parks

May 31, 1946 — September 21, 2021

Mrs. Gale Parks

Funeral services for Mrs. Gale Parks will be held 2 P.M. Friday, September 24, 2021 at The Church at Sugar Creek with Dr. Greg McFadden officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 12 Noon until service time Friday at the church

Mrs Parks, 75, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at AHC Humboldt in Humboldt, TN after a long illness.

Gale was born in Detroit, MI to the late Eugene and Billie Bowers Crawford. She graduated from Humboldt High School “Class of 65”. She worked as a Human Resource Recruiter for West TN Healthcare where she retired.

Gale enjoyed traveling, her “Girls Dinner Club”, puzzles, and baking birthday cakes for co-workers and family.  She loved all her family dearly, especially her grandkids.

Gale was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 35 years, Milton Parks, Sr.; brother, Douglas Crawford.

She is survived by her son, Milton (Alesa) Parks; daughter, Genia (Eric) Echtenkamp; brothers, Dwayne Crawford, Danny (Tina) Crawford; sister, Barbara Bass; grand children, Hannah Deaton, Riley Echtenkamp, Reagan Echtenkamp, Addyson Parks; great-grandchildren, Hope, Waylon, Whitley, and Hallie Deaton.

Pallbearers to serve are; Rob DeLoach, Bill Deloach, Jerry Barker, Randy Mosier, Larry Overcast, and Mike Ziegler.

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Friday, September 24, 2021

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