A funeral service for Margaret Catherine Parks, 77, of Thornville, was held January 21, 2012, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Paul Skaggs officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Parks passed away January 19, 2012, at her daughter’s residence. She was born May 6, 1934, in Wallace, WV, to the late Willard and Ruth (Hearst) Carrico.
She was a member of the Christian Assembly Church in Newark.
She is survived by her children, William (Cindy) Parks, Jr. of Newark, Robert (Vickie) Parks of Galloway, WV, Debra Corathers of Newark, Donald (Linda) Parks of Grafton, WV, Patty (Doug) Hupp of Newark, Michael (Krista) Parks of Wooster, and John (Pam) Parks of Thornville; siblings, Genevieve Varrasso, Tom Carrico, Wanda (Jim) Canter, Betty Ann Barr, Rosemary Fuller, Gary Carrico, Carol Seckman, and Larry (Suzie) Carrico; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Parks, Sr.; children, Jim Parks, Judy Parks, Betty Ann Parks, Janet Swartz, and Paul Parks, and brother, Roy Lee Carrico.
A special thank you to the staff of Hospice of Central Ohio, pastor Paul Skagg, and Christian Assembly Church.
The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome. com