It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Virginia Tucker Parks, age 92, of Pulaski, TN, formerly of Fayetteville, TN. Mrs. Parks was born on February 5, 1928 in Lincoln Co., TN to the late Charlie Benton and Pearl Shelton Tucker. Virginia retired from NASA and was a member of the Church of Christ. She passed away on July 3, 2020 at NHC in Pulaski.
Survivors include her daughters, Donna Smith of Mt. Juliet, TN, Carolyn Hayes of Huntsville, AL, Dixie (Justin) Sullivan of Mulberry, TN, and Teresa (Charlie) Davis of Summerville, SC; son, Roger (Cynthia) Parks of Pulaski; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Parks; brothers, J.W. and L.D. Tucker; and sisters, Lila Tucker Collins and Gracie Tucker Shelton.
Private family services were held with Bro. James Strope officiating. Burial was in the Lincoln Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Grace Fund at Fayetteville First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 623, Fayetteville, TN 37334, in memory of Mrs. Parks.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Virginia Tucker Parks.
Roger, so sorry for your loss your mom was such a sweet lady . God bless you and your family. Love you brother
Dixie, Justin and family, Roger and family,
We are so sorry to learn of your loss and are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Love y’all,
Jerry and Terry McGehee
With Deepest Sympathy, NHC Healthcare, Pulaski, Tn. Kathy Thomas
Sorry to hear of the passing of Ms. Parks. She was always a pleasure to wait on at Red Food and BI-LO. I have you in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss, i enjoyed working with Virginia at MSFC/NASA
Roger and family. We are so sorry about the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Very sorry for your loss
Sending healing love and hugs ❣️ to all the family. Aunt Virginia was the last aunt of the Clyde Parks family. JW’s family always respected and loved Aunt Virginia.
Dixie I am so sorry for the loss of your mother.
Dixie and family sorry to hear about the passing of your sweet mom!
Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers 🙏