Gussie Beasley Parks

July 27, 1936 - October 3, 2011
Gussie Beasley Parks

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Gussie Beasley Parks, 75, of Hendersonville passed away Monday, October 3, 2011, at Pardee Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

Born in Tryon, NC, she was the daughter of the late James and Earline Beasley Patterson and wife of the late Pearson Parks, who died in 1956. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Regina Parks Robinson, two brothers and two sisters. She lived most of her life in Henderson County and was a member of the Star of Bethel Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Pierce Parks, Jr. and wife, Sylvia, of Hendersonville; David Parks and wife, Loretta, of Greenville, SC; Donnie Parks and wife, Theresa, of Fletcher; Ronnie Parks of Clear Creek; Darryl Parks of Asheville; and Darrette Travis and wife, Shannon, of Charlotte; daughters, Valeria T. Parks of Hendersonville; Denise Saunders of Greenville, SC; Jonie B. Parks of Hendersonville; Lula Robinson and husband, James of Spartanburg, SC; and Edith Lasiter of Atlanta, GA; sister, Ilien Hill and husband, Bobby Hill, Jr., of Hendersonville; twenty-four grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Friday, October 7, 2011, at the Star of Bethel Baptist Church. The Reverend C.E. Rowe will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.


Service

Friday, October 7, 2011
12:00 AM

Star of Bethel Baptist Church - Directions
105 N. Whitted Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Service

Friday, October 7, 2011

Oakdale Cemetery - Directions
Hwy 64W
Hendersonville, NC 28739

Visitation

Friday, October 7, 2011
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Star of Bethel Baptist Church - Directions
105 N. Whitted Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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