Thursday, January 31, 2008


Margaret Laurine Parks
Margaret Laurine Parks, age 80, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, January 29, 2008 at the home of her brother Bobby. Born in Allentown, FL, Laurine lived in several different places as a Military wife and had resided in Chumuckla, FL. since 1972. She was a member of Chumuckla United Methodist Church and especially enjoyed the Wednesday Morning Prayer Group and Ladies Retreats. Laurine was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Albert; her parents T. L. and Naomi Lee; and her sisters Theo and Dorothy. Laurine and Albert loved children, especially their nieces and nephews, although they never had children of their own. They always had treats for the children who visited in their home. Left behind to cherish her memory are her sisters, Barbara (Millard) Holley, and Louise (Ben) Ballard; and her brothers, Dozier Lee, Bobby (Donna) Lee, James (Hazel) Lee, Donald Lee, and Bill Lee. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2008 in the Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel with the Rev. Clive Knights officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Church Cemetery, with LEWIS FUNERAL HOME directing. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of services.Asked to serve as pallbearers are Matt Crews, John Johnson, Brooks Hiers, Jack Caraway, Jerry Kilpatrick, and Rufus Ard. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Gilbert, Willard Davis, Ben Hudson, Morris Ward, Lamar Ward, Copeland Griswold, Lavern Howell, Charles Lambeth, T. J. O'Kelley, Billy Smith and Alvin Enfinger.The family would like to thank Covenant Hospice (Milton Branch) for the wonderful way they cared for Laurine and her family. The last weeks were much easier because of their expert care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations in Laurine's memory, be made to Chumuckla United Methodist Church or Covenant Hospice (Milton Branch), 5907 Berryhill Road, Milton, Florida 32570.

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