James Albert Parks

James Albert Parks, 65. Sunrise February 5, 1948 and Sunset September 6, 2013. James served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, retired from Buckeye Steel and Columbus City Schools, and was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church where he served as an usher. He was preceded in death by his parents Florence Crockett and Robert Parks, son James Flunder Jr., and brothers Ronald and Curtis Crockett. Left to cherish his memory, wife Glenda J. Parks, children Mark Strickland, Toya Parks, Arletha Strickland, Garrick (Mary) Gober, Henry “Chico” Cober III, Ganika (John) Boyce, and Aman (Sidonia), brothers Johnny Crockett and Charles Crockett Jr., sisters Carolyne (William) Harris and Deborah (David) Burley, special sister Nellie “Pippy” Crockett, special cousin Andrew Bowman, 21 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Sister Carolyne :

    You fought a long hard battle. You are my hero

  2. You will truly be missed big brother. I love you with all my heart.

  3. You were a trooper and through it all, you never lost faith. February 5th will never be the same, but I'll never forget you. You mean the world to me and I Love you Uncle Bo

  4. Glenda: My prayers and those of the Union Grove Baptist Church Usher Boards are with you and the family on the homegoing of James. He was a strong warrior and will be missed by us all.

  5. Jimmy you are going to be greatly missed. Your at peace now no more sleepless nights of tossing and turning. No more struggling to take a breath. Rest my brother God bless you.You always treated me and Amber as your family, and we will always loved that about you all. Rest my brother!

  6. John & Cloria Croom :

    To the family of James Parks, we are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your love one. The family will be in our prayers.

  7. Jerry and Mary Woodhouse :

    Glenda, you are in our prayers. We pray God's comfort and peace upon you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless you and keep you in his arms. James will be greatly missed!

  8. Sheri Moore Williams :

    My condolences to Glenda (Mom) and the Parks family. To be absent from here is to be present with the Lord, he is in a better place. May he rest in Peace.

  9. Carla Golden RN. :

    I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the Family of Mr. Parks. Mrs. Parks and family are in my prayers. May God keep and comfort you during this difficult time. Sincerely Staff of 11 E. Rhodes OSU.

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