Marissa Parks

Marissa Jasmine Parks, age 22.  Sunrise September 4, 1994 and Sunset April 29, 2017.

Marissa was a graduate of Mifflin High School where she was a cheerleader.  She was preceded in death by father James Lee Parks and maternal grandmother Marlene G. Ludaway.

Left to cherish her memory, mother, Michelle C. Ludaway; daughters, Mya Leann Peck and Marayah Lashay Peck; father of her children, Anduray Montie Lashawn Peck; maternal grandfather, Wade G. Ludaway Sr.; paternal grandparents, Glenn and Charlene Parks; sister, Autumn Haygood and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation 9:00 A.M. and Funeral 10:00 A.M. Saturday May 13, 2017 at the MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.  Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. With a heavy heart I say first of all I LOVE YOU to some of the most important people in my life. Family isn’t always who you see everyday. It’s who you here in your day to day decisions and happenings. In the Times of great success and great failure. You’ve all taught me so much about love and life, but most of all in death everyone of you have been saints. I am a man and the man that exists because of this particular family and our love,laughs,and loss. Not one word I say can make the road shorter but at least know we’re not alone on the journey.

  2. Earlene Smitherman :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of precious Marissa. Cherish all the beautiful memories of her and keep those forever in your heart.
    The Smitherman Family

  3. Ersula HayGood :

    My heart cries out for you…I’m truly sorry for your loss. My love, thoughts, & prayers are with you during this time of grievance.

  4. Heather Wilson :

    A mother should never have to bury her child. God will carry you through this difficult time Michelle. May God meet every need and heal every broken heart as time passes. My condolences and prayers are with you.

  5. Kim Dillard :

    To the family of Marissa, you have my deepest sympathy in your loss. It hurts my heart when a young person dies prematurely. At 1 Corinthians 15:26 it tells us, “And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing.” May you rely on God’s promise to eliminate the enemy death forever!

  6. Janelle Ludaway :

    I love you all. Stay strong and ground in the word of our Lord. XOXOXO

  7. Betty Humphrey :

    Dear family we are sorry to hear about your loss death is difficult for family and friends however the Bible holds out hope for our deceased love ones found in the Bible book of John chapter 5 and verses 28 and 29. Why not read these scriptures in your personal copy of the Bible.

    Peacefully Yours

    For additional information about the resurrection hope please refer to JW.Org

  8. Chimere Conley :

    My heart goes out to the Mother cause shouldn’t go no mother have to bury their children. Missing ur sweet baby girl who was a beautiful young woman. I’ve never met someone so polite an sweet u will be missed Love. An to my cousin Ray Ray i love u cousin u. An God got u even if it doesn’t seem tht way. He will never leave u even though ur heart an mind is all over the place God got a hold on u. U have two beautiful baby girls who need they dad more than ever now so don’t let them or MARISSA down. May God comfort u all an bring peace that passes all understanding. I love yall. An MARISSA watch over us sweet until we meet again. Prayers up for the family

  9. You are truly going to be missed…. you had a bright and shining spirit…. we know you are one of God’s Angeles and will be watching over the girls and all your loved ones

  10. Donna Maxwell :

    My dear Niece I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences for you and Amber and the Children. It will be hard but God will get you through this it wont be over night it will take time she is your first born child and she gave you two Beautiful Grandchildren and you will cry and hurt and miss her terribly there is nothing wrong in crying God gave us tears for a reason. I Love you Im here for you.

  11. Michaela Payne :

    Marissa I will forever Miss you and cherish the last moments of your life that I got to spend with you.

  12. Michael Lovely :

    To the families of Marissa and Anduray, I send my deep condolences to both sides of families. I went to school with both and are friends with both. This hurts to see somebody so graceful and peaceful leave this wicked world, and to see a friend hurt over this passing is tragic once more. I’m praying for both families in the this time of grief.

  13. Rickyah Allen :

    Marissa I haven’t seen you since we went to Mifflin Middle School. Love you and I’ll be to see you tomorrow

  14. Dr. C. Dexter Wise :

    To: The Entire Family of Sis. Marissa Parks,

    Praise the Lord! When we heard about the passing of your precious daughter, mother,
    niece and friend, we had to respond even if only in this small way. You must know that
    because of her passing, our hearts too are broken, but not as those who have no hope.

    While words cannot express the grief that we share with you, nor the love we offer you,
    we did want with these few lines to express to you our support as you go through these
    difficult days.

    Therefore, on behalf of myself, my wife and the entire Faith Ministries Church Family, I
    would like to express the heartfelt sympathy we share with you. As you pass through this
    valley of the shadow of death, remember, God is with you!

    It is during such times as these that we draw upon our faith, stand upon our scriptures
    and rely upon our God. There is no question that in this and through this, God will keep
    you, comfort you and sustain you. You and your family are forever in our prayers.

    Yours in Christ,
    Dr. C. Dexter Wise III
    Dr. Shirley D. Wise and the Entire Faith Ministries Church Family

  15. Melissa Wilde :

    Chelly (I will forever remember you as Chelly) and family, we are sorry for your lose of a child. Our prayers and thoughts of peace and healing are with for a long as you need them and more.

    Love,
    Melissa (Garnes) Wilde

  16. Lupe Garnes(from New Mexico) :

    Hi Michelle, I ‘m thinking about you and your family, I’m sorry and saddened to hear your daughter, Marissa passed away.

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