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Shirley Lee Parke, 60 Metcalfe County, KY (1957-2017)

She was a member of a highly regarded Metcalfe County, KY, family. She was the daughter of Evie Pearl Hayes Parke & the late Donald Parke. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 plus years and was a member of the Missionary Mound Baptist Church, since the age of 15.
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Shirley Lee Parke, age 60, died Monday, October 9, 2017, at her residence.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 1pmCT, at Missionary Mound Baptist Church, KY 163/Tompkinsville Road, in the Good Luck Community of Metcalfe County, KY, with Bro. Dale Copas and Bro. Richard Lile officiating. Burial will follow in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 2pm-9pmCT, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, and on Wednesday, after 7amCT until 8:30amCT at the funeral home and after 9amCT, at Missionary Mound Baptist Church until time of services.

Shirley Lee Parke, 60 Metcalfe County, KY (1957-2017)

Born June 20, 1957 in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Otha Donald Parke & Evie Pearl Hayes Parke, who survives. She died Monday, October 9, 2017, at the age of 60 years, three monhts, and 19 days.

She worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 plus years and was a member of the Missionary Mound Baptist Church, since the age of 15. After her retirement she was a caregiver for two of her great nieces , Briale and Callee Lane.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, Evie Pearl hayes Parke, include:
  • Two brothers: Jerry Donald (Lisa) Parke and Tommy J Parke, both of Summer Shade, KY

  • Two nieces: Jenny (Johnathan) Heckel and Jessica Nicole Parke-Semon

  • One nephew: Jeremy Lee Parke

  • Eight great nieces and nephews: Camron Parke, Landon Heckel, Lucas Heckel, Aubrey Parke, Briale Lane, Callee Lane, Brailey Brown, and Priscillia Blanchard.
Send condolences to the family of Shirley Lee Park

Memorials may be made to the Missionary Mound Cemetery.

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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