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Mary Rufina Parks King
Birth: Jan. 31, 1921
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2004
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

Northwest Arkansas Times
Fayetteville, AR
23 Apr 2004

Rufina Parks King, 83, of Springdale, a former longtime resident of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at the Northwest Medical Center of Washington County in Springdale.

She was born Jan. 31, 1921, in Fayetteville, the daughter of Wade Hampton and Susie J. Eubanks Parks.

Rufina was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was homemaker, a Baptist and member of the former White Rock Home Extension Club.

She will be greatly missed by her family and cherished friends.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Loyd A. King; and an infant daughter, Karen Zoe King.

She is survived by a daughter, Kiethith Lee and husband Gerald of Springdale; three grandchildren, Melissa Lee of Siloam Springs, Michael King Lee and wife Melissa of Springhill, Tenn., and Michell Lee Hennigan and husband Dr. Stephen Hennigan of Fayetteville; a great-grandson, Cameron Lee of Springhill, Tenn.; two sisters, Wadedean Johnson of Greenland and Donna Neighbors of Cedarville; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and her many cherished friends here and across the country.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today in Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville. The family will greet friends 4 to 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville. The Rev. Glen D. Faulkner and the Rev. Gary Faulkner will officiate.

Burial will be in the Son's Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington Regional Medical Center Hospice, 34 W. Colt Square Drive, Suite 1, Fayetteville 72703.
Family links: 
  Wade Hampton Parks (1889 - 1951)
  Susie Jayneva Eubanks Parks (1896 - 1984)
  Loyd Augustus King (1915 - 1991)
  Karen Zoe King (1942 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Sons Chapel Cemetery
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.10102, -94.08115
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Record added: Apr 18, 2010
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For a lovely lady. We never got to meet but exchanged many letters.
- Wanda Tackett
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