Marvel Parks Obituary

Marvel J. Parks
Marvel D. Parks
Marvel J. Parks

November 26, 2004
Born in Valley Junction, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

Marvel Davis Parks, 94, died November 26 at Wesley Acres Health Center. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Park Avenue Christian Church of which she was a member.

Marvel was born in Valley Junction, IA and had lived in Des Moines all her life. Marvel married her late husband Carl in 1931 and they were constant, loving companions for 71 years.

Marvel was a retired office working at Bell Telephone Co. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Marvel's love of church and children was shown through her 40 years of service as a Sunday school teacher. Marvel loved plants and flowers, and took joy in nurturing her gardens and houseplants.

Marvel was preceded in death by her husband Carl and their daughter Carla Kingery. She is survived by her son, Russell (Marilyn) Parks of Des Moines; a brother, Forest, of Hemet, CA; grandchildren, Melanie and Kevin Parks, Clark, Carl and David Kingery, Mary Woodward; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be directed to Park Avenue Christian Church or Hospice of Central Iowa.

ARRANGEMENTS BY DUNN'S FUNERAL HOME

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MEMORIAL SERVICE
Park Avenue Christian Church
3219 S.W. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50315
Friday, December 3, 2004
10:30 AM

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Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA 50265-4725
Park Avenue Christian Church
3219 S.W. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315