July 12, 1930 - December 3, 2018
Ruth Kelly Parkes, age 88, of Florence, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. Visitation will be Friday, December 7th from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm at Spry~Williams Funeral Home of Florence. The service will follow at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Rodney Shewbart officiating. Burial will be at Sheffield Oakwood. Pallbearers will be Deacons at York Terrace Baptist Church of Sheffield.
Ruth was a native of Nashville, Tennessee and was a resident of the Shoals for over 60 years. She was a member of York Terrace Baptist Church of Sheffield.
Survivors are her husband of 68 years, Walter Parkes; sons, Charles “Buddy” Parkes (Mitzi), and Kelly Parkes (Donna); grandchildren, Kimberly Warren (David), Amelia Parkes, and Katelyn Parkes; great-grandchildren, Eli Warren, Macy Claire Warren, and Riley Kate Partridge. A special thanks to Home Instead Senior Care Management, Staff and Caregivers for their attentive assistance and compassion. In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association P.O Box 96011 Washington DC. 20090-6011.
December 7, 2018 12:00 noon
December 7, 2018
Burial at Sheffield Oakwood
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