PARKS, George Landrum, Jr., 58, a Montgomery resident, died January 25, 2014. His Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 1 PM at Alabama Heritage Funeral Home, followed by his Funeral Service at 2 PM. Interment will follow in Alabama Heritage Cemetery. Mr. Parks was born September 3, 1955, in Ft. Knox, KY, to the late Ida Madora Bivings Parks and George Landrum Parks, Sr. He was baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit in Washington, D.C., in the home of his mother in the Lord, Francis Wallace, in 1974. George graduated from McKinley Tech High School in Washington, D.C., and attended Howard University and Trenholm Tech. College, receiving his degree in HVA/C and commercial/residential wiring. He served in the US Army as a Biomedical Technician and supply clerk during the Vietnam War. Preceded in death by his parents and a grand-daughter that he cherished dearly, Kiarra Burford, he leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife: Phyllis Deloris Parks; three wonderful children: son Michael Landrum Parks (Rosalyn L.); daughter, Captain Gwendolyn Parks; and a younger son, Gregory Scott Parks. He also leaves a beloved sister, Cynthia Parks Pretlor, and a loving brother, David Parks; a wonderful Aunt, Anna Ezell; seven grandchildren, Mykal Parks, Mackenzie Parks, Tyler Parks, Trey Parks, William Parks, Joshua Parks-Wilczewski, and Isabella Parks; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Online condolences may be made at www.alabamaheritagefh.com.
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Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Jan. 31, 2014