His family will receive friends Friday, July 19 from 3 until 8 p.m. and again on Saturday after 10 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Tom Suiter. Interment will follow in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife of 56 years Betty Holland Parks; children Steve Dewaine Parks (Pamela Lynch), Jerry Lynn Parks, Donald Ray (Tina) Parks and Madeanna Leanne Adams.
Also surviving are grandchildren Derrick Parks, Tiffany Ligon, Brandi Parks, Shelby Parks, Olivia Adams, Eli Adams, and Reese Parks; great-grandchildren Tyler Parks, Nolan Parks, Riley Hines, Alexis Hines, Abigail Parks and Bryson Ligon; sisters Dorothy Litchford, Mary Sisco and Thelma Burchett.
In addition to his parents, Mt. Parks is preceded in death by brother, Elmer Parks, Jr. and sister Irene Wells. Active pallbearers: Donald, Jerry, Steve and Derrick Parks; Junior Rogers, Grady Litchford, Riley Hines, Tyler Parks and Michael Wells.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.