Clifton C. (Jack) Parks, Jr.
Funeral services for Clifton C. (Jack) Parks, Jr., age 82, of Ruston will be held at 12:00 (Noon) Friday, December 17, 2010 at South Parkway Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Chris Witt. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Parks was born August 14, 1928 and passed away December 13, 2010. Mr. Parks was a retired business owner and a merchant for 48 years in Ruston, LA. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Pauline W. Parks; son: Randy Parks and wife Dorothy of Ruston; daughter: Elizabeth (Tootsie) Parks Oliver and husband David of Ruston; sister-in-law: Sue Walsworth and husband Dean of Baton Rouge; grandsons: Josh Otwell and wife Jessica of Dubach, James Otwell and wife Noelle of Mansfield, Mark (Fluff) Otwell of Ruston, Christopher Parks and wife Annalisa of Italy, Jason Parks of Ruston, Nathan Parks of Ruston, and Nickalas Parks also of Ruston:; great grand children: Riayn Roberson of Dubach, Emily Otwell of Dubach and Zack Otwell of Mansfield; special daughter: Randi Poole of Ruston; special granddaughter: Emily Poole of Oklahoma City, numerous nieces and nephews, and special family caregiver, Ms. Ollie Mae Bolton of Ruston. Pallbearers will be James Otwell, Mark Otwell, Jason Parks, Nathan Parks, Nickalas Parks and Stephen Roane. Honorary Pallbearers will be Paul Holman, Raymond Roberts, and Lee Roy Jynes. The family would like to give special thanks for all the love and care given to him by his daily caregivers: Shalaine Warren, Glinder Riggins, Deanne Helmer and his Physical Therapist; Trey Smith. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, December 16, 2010 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com