Mrs. Lucille Willingham

Mrs. Lucille Willingham Parks, 90, of Rome, formerly of Ellijay, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. 

She was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Floyd County to the late Henry Russell and Era Lucille Pinyon Hawkins. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Ellijay.

She is preceded in death by husband, Bill Parks; daughter, Martha Jane Preston; sisters, Ruby Lee Willingham and Madline Gonzalez. 

She is survived by children, David Willingham, of Rome, Belinda Willingham Jones, of LaFayette, Barbara Ann Wilson, of Marietta, and Ricky Parks, of Lithia Springs; brother, Curtis Lamar Hawkins, of Forest Lake, Calif.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren .

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, from the Ellijay City Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Banks officiating. 

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006