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 Cecil Mellie <I>Goodman</I> Parks

Cecil Mellie Goodman Parks

Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Jun 1991 (aged 93)
Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot C, 70, 6
Memorial ID 64722 · View Source
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The Deseret News
June 25, 1991
page B6


Cecil Mellie Parks, age 93, died June 23, 1991.

Born December 14, 1897 in Chillicothe, Missouri to William Jones and Elvira Rosson Goodman. In 1916, she married Wilson Albert Cole (1887-1954) in Chillicothe, Missouri. He died. She married Carl M. Parks in Elko, Nevada on January 11, 1974. Carl died July 17, 1986. She was a member of the Heritage Senior Citizen Center in Murray, Utah and until ''Ma'' reached the age of 91, she loved to dance. She and her husband were lovingly called ''Ma'' and ''Pa'' Parks.

Survivors: children: son, William A. Cole, Cortez, Colorado; daughters, Mamie Maltos, Cottonwood, Arizona; Mary Goswick, Tucson, Arizona; Betty Ortega, Farmington, New Mexico and Shirley Park, Spring, Texas; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister, Sadie Dowell, Chillicothe, Missouri; niece, Helen Grace Johnson, Chillicothe, Missouri; grandchildren, Don and Pauleen Hardcastle, Sandy; Dan and Dee Miller, West Valley City; great grandchildren, Quinn Hardcastle, Staci Johnson and Molly Miller; great-great-grandchildren, Brittany and Jeffrey Johnson.

Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, June 27, 1991, at 1:00 p.m. in the Midvale City Cemetery 450 West 7500 South. Friends may call at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State St., Thursday from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.

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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 64722
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil Mellie Goodman Parks (14 Dec 1897–23 Jun 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64722, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .