Nathaniel Parks Sr.

Nathaniel Parks Sr.

Thursday January 3rd, 1963 - Saturday November 7th, 2020
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Nathaniel Lewis Parks, Sr. was born January 3, 1963 in Long Beach, California, to the parents of Robert L. and Patsy Ann Gillespie Parks. He peacefully transitioned this life to be with his Lord on Saturday, November 7, 2020. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.He was a 1981 graduate of Brainerd High School and attended Tusculum College for 2 years.
Nathaniel joined Harris Chapel A. M. E. Zion Church at an early age where he worshiped with his family. He was a fun and loving person, who was always the life of the party. His humor was like no other, when he left the room you were still laughing. Nathaniel's ability to brighten up your day will be truly missed.

Survivors include his parents, Robert and Patsy Parks; son, Nathaniel Jr., Chattanooga; twin brother, Nathan (Yvette) Parks, Nashville, TN; sisters, Valerie Jennings and Vivian (Ralph) Kimbell, Chattanooga; grandson, Jessie, Chattanooga; granddaughters, Nasha, Nataejah, Jaysha, & Jada, all of Chattanooga. A host of other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be held 9:00am-12:00pm Monday, November 16, 2020 at the funeral home followed by a graveside service at 1:00 pm. Interment: Beautiful Greenwood Cemetery.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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With Love, Tracy & Tammy Smith, BHS- c/o '81 and Jay and Darlene Jackson, LaVergne TN. sent flowers to the family of Nathaniel Parks Sr.
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Annie Bartlett

Posted at 04:47pm
I hope that our Lord brings
you and your family the
much-needed peace
during this sad time. My
condolences to you and your family.
Annie Bartlett

With Love, Tracy & Tammy Smith, BHS- c/o '81

Posted at 08:27am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... our thoughts are with your family.
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Jay and Darlene Jackson, LaVergne TN.

Posted at 02:18pm
We are sorry for your loss and ask God for Grace and Mercy. Our prayers and condolences to you and your family.
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Carol Bell-Johnson

Posted at 09:26am
My condolences and prayers for the entire Parks Family and especially to my class mate Vivian Parks. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers today and the days to come. May God shower you with His Peace and Comfort during this time . Respectfully, Carol Bell- Johnson BHS Class of 82

Keishana Kiki Brown

Posted at 07:31pm
To the Parks Family, we offer our deepest condolences on the death of Nathaniel. We will be praying for you.
Alfreda Brown, Romeo Brown and family.

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