Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger




Freda Ann Mallory Parks

May  21 1935-Sept  26, 2012

Gary High 1953



ANAWALT — Freda Ann Parks, age 77, of P.O. Box 201, Anawalt, W.Va., died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at her residence. Born on May 21, 1935 in Welch, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Cindy Wright Mallory. She had lived in Anawalt her entire life and was a member of the Conklintown Church of God. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bud and Joe Mallory; and a sister, Marilyn Mallory.

Survivors include husband, Robert J. “Bob” Parks of the home; sons, Robert Joseph Parks, Jr. and wife, Cindy of Bluewell,            Brian Parks and wife, Julie of Pageton, Joseph Parks and wife, Ronnie of Anawalt; daughters, Cindy Elizabeth Lucas and husband, Butch of Martinsburg, Deborah Jane Rae of Anawalt, Dianna White and husband, Waylon of Hazard, KY; brothers, Orin Mallory of Tazewell, Va., Mason Mallory of Pennsylvania, John Mallory of Baltimore, Md.; sisters, twin sister, Leda Hopkins and husband, Walter of Baltimore, Md., Dawn Rosenburg of Baltimore, Md., Lorraine Upchurch of Durham, N.C.; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with the Rev. Jerry Graham officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Mausoleum in Bluewell where her family and friends will be serving as pallbearers. Friends may call on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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