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Wallace Parke, 84, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2015)

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.He was born in Cumberland County, KY, the son of the late Roscoe Park and the thelate Rebecca Anderson Parke. His wife of 61 years, Eleanor Murrell Parke, survives. He leaves 15 direct living descendants.
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Wallace Parke, 84, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 9:15pmCT, Sunday, December 20, 2015 in Greensburg, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amCT/12pmNoonET, Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. John Batcher. Burial will be Murrell Family Cemetery in Metcalfe County. Visitation will be after 9:30amCT/10:30amET, Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Wallace Parke, 84, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2015)

Wallace Parke, 84, of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Roscoe Parke and Rebecca Anderson Parke was born September 6, 1931 in Cumberland County, KY. He died Sunday, December 20, 2015 in Greensburg, Green County, KY, atthe age of 84 years, three months, and 14 days. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.

He served his country honorably in the United States Army.

Wallace was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.

He united in marriage to Eleanor Murrell September 4, 1954.

Besides his wife Eleanor Parke, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and son-in-law: Brenda and Mike Sullivan of Campbellsville, KY

  • One daughter-in-law: Cheri Parke of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Sarah Wilson and husband, Mike; Amanda Hughes and fiance, Scott Hess; of Campbellsville, KY; Jason Sullivan of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; Samantha Sneed and special friend, Kyle Wilson of Ohio; and Elizabeth Roos and husband, Christoffer of Sweden

  • Nine great-grandchildren

  • Three brothers and two sisters: Shelby Parke and wife, Nell of Campbellsville, KY; Denzel Parke of Knob Lick, KY; Leslie Parke and Olene Huffman of Edmonton, KY; and Josephine Ethridge and husband, Tom of Altus, Arkansas

  • One sister-in-law: Elsie Parke, of Metcalfe County, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Sneed February 13, 2015, one son, Michael Parke July 23, 2015 and one brother, Jesse Parke.

Send condolences to the family of Wallace Parke

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy shoud take the form of donations to Gideon Memorial Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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