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Mary Rufina Parks King
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1921
Fayetteville
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2004
Springdale
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.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wade H Parks (1889 - 1951)
  Susie J Parks (1896 - 1984)
 
Burial:
Sons Chapel Cemetery
Fayetteville
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.10102, -94.08115
 
Created by: Mike C
Record added: Apr 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51309758
Mary Rufina <i>Parks</i> King
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Mary Rufina <i>Parks</i> King
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For a lovely lady. We never got to meet but exchanged many letters.
- Wanda Tackett
 Added: Jun. 28, 2012
 
 
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