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Warner E. Parks

December 2, 2019

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Obituary

Warner Edward Parks was called home to be with the Lord on December 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM, at Peninsula General Hospital, in Salisbury, Maryland.   Warner, the son of the late Henry and Lillian Parks, was born on February 6, 1930.  He was educated in the Accomack County Public Schools.

He developed a love for music, the saxophone, and traveled many places to play with others.

In his early years, Warner joined Metompkin Baptist Church, and served on the Usher board.

Warner was well known throughout the Eastern Shore as one of the leading and biggest farmers in the area.

Before moving to Baltimore, Maryland, he married Marguerite Fosque.  To that union was born four sons.  While in Baltimore, he worked as a truck driver for over 20 years.

After his health began to fail, his nephew, Brooks Parks, Jr. moved Warner back to the Eastern Shore to The Manor in Parksley.

Warner was pre-deceased by his parents, two sons, Emanuel Edward Parks and Wayne Thomas Parks, one daughter, Jeanette Kellam, four sisters and two brothers. 

Warner leaves to cherish his memories two sons, Wendell Parks (Joyce Conyers), Temple Hills, Maryland, Randall (Necie) Parks, Raleigh, North Carolina, one special nephew and Caretaker, Brooks Parks, Jr., one daughter-in-law, Doris Parks, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 7, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Macedonia A.M.E. Church
23536 Church Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 7, 2019

12:00 PM
Macedonia A.M.E. Church
23536 Church Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301

Interment

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