Mrs. Parks was a graduate of Red Bud High School, Class of 1940. She was a homemaker and also worked outside the home with her husband Roy, owning and operating Roy’s Drive-In from 1956 until 1960, and on the farm raising chickens and cattle. She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church.
Survivors include three brothers, Donald Worley and his wife Faye, George Worley, and Winfred Worley and his wife Beverly, all of Calhoun; two sisters, Martha Sue Bearden of Cassville, and Doris Blackstock of Calhoun; sister-in-law, Ruby Worley of Calhoun; nieces and nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Lou Worley Parks were held Tuesday, September 18, at 4 p.m. from the Antioch Baptist Church, with Rev. Stacy Hensley and Rev. Steve Worley officiating. Interment will follow in the Chandler Cemetery, with Rev. Larry Hibberts conducting the committal service.
Active pallbearers included Tim Worley, Steve Worley, Douglas Rogers, Randy Holland, Bryan Blackstock, and Lamar Worley. Honorary pallbearers are Donny Worley, Kenny Hammond, Dwight Rogers, Toby Holland, Michael Holland, Bennie Blackstock, Gary Blackstock, and Brian Pass; and members of Mrs. Park’s Sunday School class.
The family received friends at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home Monday from 5-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Mrs. Parks’ name to the Antioch Baptist Church Building Fund, 2666 Dews Pond Road, Calhoun, GA 30701.
Online condolences may be expressed and the guest book signed at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, a legacy of compassion and care, is in charge of funeral arrangements.