Parks, Pauline Frances Williams

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Pauline Parks
Pauline Parks

Pauline Frances Williams Parks, 92, died on March 26, 2013 at a local health care facility after a lengthy illness.

She is survived by her sisters, Marion Moon; children, Paulette Denise (Joe) Reid, Cynthia Marguerite Ware, Sylvester (Darlene) Ware, Jr. and Gerald Lamont (Carmen) Ware; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at noon on Saturday, April 6, at Greater Tucker Baptist Church. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Friday, April 5, and the family will receive friends from 7–8 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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