Mrs. Venta Lee Parks
Mrs. Venta Lee Parks, 92, of Ellijay, died Thursday, March 7, 2019.
She was born Nov. 29, 1926, in Gilmer County to the late Wesley and Mamie Bearden Reece. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Edgar Land, Glenda and Edmund Dalrymple and Alene and Gene Wimpey, all of Ellijay; brother and sister-in-law, McKinley and Patsy Reece, of Vero Beach, Fla.; sister, Joyce Anderson, of Williamson; brother-in-law, Romie Cox, of Cumming; sisters-in-law, Annalene Reece, of Jasper, and Charme Reece, of Ellijay; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. from New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Jones and the Rev. Brian Clayton officiating. Music was by the church choir.
Pallbearers were Brent Land, Les Dillard, Lynn Dillard, Jonathan Hensley, Jeremey Hensley, Kenyon Bixby and Michael Land.
Interment was in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.
Donations can be made to Ebenezer Cemetery fund in memory of Mrs. Parks.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.