McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Sunday, May 17, 2020


Evie Pearl Hayes Parke, 90, Summer Shade, passed away May 16, 2020 at T J Samson Community Hospital. Born May 16, 1930 in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ova Lee Shaw Hayes and the wife of the late Otha Parke. She was a housewife, caregiver, helped farm, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and did a lot for her community. She was a member of Missionary Mound Baptist Church since 1947. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Donald (Leisa) Parke, and Tommy Parke both of Summer Shade; three grandchildren, Jeremy Lee (Megan Young) Parke, Jenny (Johnathan) Heckel, and Jessica (Tyler Bonnema) Parke; seven great grandchildren, Camron and Aubrey Parke, Landon and Lucas Heckel, Brailey Brown, Briale and Callee Lane and two special caregivers Jackie Lohden and Patti Hurt. Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents, were one daughter, Shirley Parke; two sisters, Maye Isenberg and Maude Hawkins; and five brothers, Richard, Buford, Thomas, Edward and Alphie Hayes. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 21, 2020, 1:00 P.M. at Missionary Mound Baptist Church with Brother Dale Copas officiating. Burial will follow in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 3:00-8:00 with limited capacity at McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Thursday, May 21, 2020 after 10:00 A.M. at the Missionary Mound Baptist Church, with limited capacity, until time of services at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials may be to the Missionary Mound Cemetery. We will be broadcasting the funeral live on McMurtrey Funeral home Facebook page for those who are unable to come in person.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Tommy,praying for you and yours. So sorry to hear this news.

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