Bettie Lois Parks
April 29, 1938 - September 1, 2018
Bettie Lois Parks, age 80, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2018 at her home in rural Urich, MO. She was born April 29, 1938 in Clinton, MO to Emmitt and Needra (Denny) Campbell. She was a 1956 graduate of Clinton High School. She married Edward Dale Parks on October 11, 1958 and to this union three children were born: Brian Lynn, Randy Dale and Jenifer Ann. Everyone knew her as “Betsy.” Betsy was a homemaker and always participated in her children’s activities such as 4-H, church, school and sporting events. She was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church. She enjoyed being outdoors and planting flowers. She worked side by side with Dale on their family farm. Betsy loved being with her family and attended the grandchildren’s events as much as she could. Her little dog, Tammy, was always by her side. Betsy is survived by her husband Dale, of the home, two sons, Brian (Eileen) Parks of Butler, MO, Randy (Linda) Parks of Kingsville, MO and her daughter Jenifer (Kevin) Anderson of Lowry City, MO. One sister, Barbara (Vernon) Wilson of Kansas City, MO. Five grandchildren, Leslie Neal, Michael Urton, Brooke and her husband Travis Shepherd, Matthew and his wife Amelia Parks and Brandon Parks. Ten great grandchildren, Lexi Judy, Josie, Priscilla, Clara, Solomon and Bliss Parks, Lillian, Evalynn and Guy Shepherd and Axel Parks. Also, many other family members and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents. Services: Visitation on Friday, Sept 7, from 6-8pm and a funeral on Saturday, Sept 8, at 10am with interment at White Oak Cemetery.