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Shirley Lee Parke, 60, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at her residence.
Born June 20, 1957, in Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Otha Donald Parke and Evie Pearl Hayes Parke, who survives.
She worked as a registered nurse for 30 plus years and was a member of Missionary Mound Baptist Church since the age of 15. After her retirement she was a caregiver for two of her great nieces, Briale and Callee Lane.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two brothers, Jerry Donald (Lisa) Parke and Tommy J. Parke, both of Summer Shade; two nieces, Jenny (Johnathan) Heckel and Jessica Nicole Parke-Semon; one nephew, Jeremy Lee Parke; and eight great-nieces and nephews: Camron Parke, Landon Heckel, Lucas Heckel, Aubrey Parke, Briale Lane, Callee Lane, Brailey Brown and Priscillia Blanchard.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Missionary Mound Baptist Church with Brother Dale Copas and Brother Richard Lile officiating. Burial will follow in Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2-9 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home and Wednesday after 7 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home and after 9 a.m. at the church until time of services.
Memorials may be made to Missionary Mound Cemetery.
Published on October 9, 2017
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