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Mary Lizzie Parks

February 26,1923 - May 09,2019

Obituary for Mary Lizzie Parks

Sewell Mortuary in Grantville respectfully announces the passing of
Mary Lizzie Parks on May 9th, 2019.

Funeral Service is May 18th, 12:00 PM at Springfield Baptist Church
Church in Greenville Ga.

Visitation is May 17th, from 5 to 7 PM at Sewell Mortuary.

Mary Lizzie Parks was born on February 26 1923 in Greenville, Georgia to the late Sallie Mary Caldwell Williams and Clarence Parks, Sr She was known to most as “Liz".

On Thursday, May 9 2019 our heavenly father came and welcomed his angel home. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home in Greenville, Georgia.

Mary Lizzie accepted Christ at an early age and joined Springfield
Missionary Baptist Church. There she served on the Mother Board and Kitchen ministry until her health declined.

Liz loved to cook She showcased her cooking talent while working in a local café called “The Hole In The Wall” She was later employed by and retired from Callaway Gardens where she worked as a room attendant in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. There she worked along side her good friend, Gladys Parham

Mary Lizzie was educated in the Meriwether County School System in Greenville, GA

Liz loved watching her favorite television show Law Order and several old Westerns She loved listening to her favorite gospel song,song,“Try Jesus” by Troy Ramey and The Soul Searchers Her love and kindness was always displayed in her cooking but, what she loved most of all was cooking for others and putting a smile on their face.

She is preceded in death by her brothers, Clarence Parks, Jr Calvin Parks, Sr and Robert Parks, her daughter, Delores Williams and her son and daughter in law, Willie Joe and Annie Jewel Williams and their grandson Desmond

Liz leaves to cherish in her loving memory her five children, Bettye Jo Williams, Mary Louise Copeland ( Ethel Marshall ( Vanessa
Parks, and Theresa Williams ( ten Grandchildren Cynthia, Jerome
( Yolanda ( Darlene, Bobby, Jr Surmeika Corderick
Adrienne, Brianna, and Martavious nine Great Grandchildren, Donovan,Stephun Gabriele, Anthony, Gavarious Kaimauri Telia Jiselle and Jermynei One Sister in law, Bernice Parks and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will all miss her dearly

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Services

17
May

Visitation

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
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18
May

Funeral Service

12:00 PM
Springfield Baptist Church
304 Carter St
Greenville, GA 30222
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My heart goes out to the family and friends of Ms. Parks during this difficult time. In John 11:33-35 it saids, "When Jesus saw her weeping and the Jews who had come with her weeping, he groaned within himself and became troubled. He said: “Where have you laid him?” They said to him: “Lord, come and see.” Jesus gave way to tears. At the death of his dear friend Lazarus, Jesus openly wept, even though he had the power to bring the dead back to life!​ So even Jesus cried when he lost a love one. But in Isaiah 26:19 the bible saids, " Your dead will live.My corpses will rise up.Awake and shout joyfully,You residents in the dust! For your dew is as the dew of the morning,And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life. So I hope this scripture give you all courage in knowing what Jehovah promises us in the future.
- Alexandria
May the Lord heal Vanessa's and family saddened heart's
- Belinda Hall

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