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Dorothy Helen (Garmon) Parks, 91, Austin, IN (1925-2017)

She was a native of Columbia, KY, and a resident of Austin, IN, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Francis M. Garmon and Mable H. (Pollard) Garmon. She leaves 16 direct living descendants. She was a member of Church of the New Covenant in Austin, Indiana.
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Dorothy Helen (Garmon) Parks, 91, of Austin, Indiana passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg, Indiana.

Visitation was 1pmET to 2pmET Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Cemetery in Austin, Indiana. Funeral Service on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home, 115 N 2nd St, Austin, IN, with Rev. Elmer Barger officiating.

Dorothy Helen (Garmon) Parks, 91, Austin, IN (1925-2017)

Born April 24, 1925 in Columbia, Adair County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Francis M. Garmon and Mable H. (Pollard) Garmon. She died Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in Scottsburg, Scott County, IN, at the age of 91 years, eight months, and 24 days.

She was a member of Church of the New Covenant in Austin, Indiana.

She is survived by:
  • Her children: Harley (Pam) Parks, Jr., Valparaiso, Indiana and Brenda J. (Kevin) Wester, Valparaiso, Indiana

  • Two brothers: Russell & Jerry Garmon, both of Columbia, KY.

  • Four grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren
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She was preceded in death by daughter, Priscilla H. (Parks) Jordan; parents, and a brother, Shively Garmon.

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Dorothy Helen (Garmon) Parks, 91, Austin, IN (1925-2017)

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