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Tootsie Parks

July 30, 1939 — December 19, 2023

Tootsie Parks

Funeral services for Tootsie Parks, 84, of Corinth are set for Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 11 am at Magnolia Funeral Home - SOUTH on HWY 45 South with interment in Magnolia Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 20, 2023 from 5pm-8pm and Thursday, December 21, 2023 from 10am until 11am at Magnolia Funeral Home - SOUTH. Scott Benjamin and Dr. Randy Bostick will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Kevin Bragg, Terry Dalton, Scott Benjamin, Brett Benjamin, Lee Bo Wilhite, Clint Wilhite, Seth Bragg and Tim Garvin. Born July 30, 1939 in Corinth, MS., Tootsie entered Heaven's gates on Tuesday, December 19, 2023. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church. Tootsie retired from Alcorn School District after 32 years of service. She worked at Kossuth, where she taught, was an office administrator and drove a bus. She had a servant's heart and was always going the extra mile for her family, friends and community. She treasured her time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Tootsie is survived by her son, Gerald Parks and wife Trish; 2 grandchildren, Mallory Ashe (Nick) and Dustin Parks; 5 great grandchildren, Calli Ashe, Alli Ashe, Cason Ashe, Parks Ashe and Ridge Ashe; sister, Judy Dale Wilhite; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Bud Parks; great grandchild, Ava Ashe; father, A. J. Benjamin; mother, Bertha Benjamin; brother, Jim Benjamin (Nina); sisters, Nelda Dalton (Bobby) and Brenda Bragg (Braxton) and brother-in-law, Jimmy Lee Wilhite. Magnolia Funeral Home has been honored to serve the family of Mrs. Tootsie Parks.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Funeral Home - South

741 Hwy US-45, Corinth, MS 38834

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Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Magnolia Funeral Home - South

741 Hwy US-45, Corinth, MS 38834

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 21, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Funeral Home - South

741 Hwy US-45, Corinth, MS 38834

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