Terry Lynn Parks (48) of Shelbyville


Published on June 11 2012 2:00 pm

Terry Lynn Parks, 48, of Shelbyville died at 5:11pm Friday, June 8, 2012 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services will be 11am Wednesday at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville.  Visitation will be from 5-8pm Tuesday.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville.  Memorials may be made to Terry's children.

He was born July 6, 1963 in Shelbyville, the son of Minor "Sonny" and Retta Elaine (Welton) Parks.  He married Melissa Dawn Reed on August 7, 1993 in Shelbyville.  He was employed at Mechanovent New York Blower Company in Effingham.  He loved trading things with people, to hunt and fish, animals and the outdoors.  He loved cookouts with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Melissa Parks of Shelbyville...children, Jamie Tolliver and husband David of Flora, Jenna Patton and husband Brad of Effingham, Aaron Davis and fiancee Lindsay, Nathan Parks and Tanner Parks, all of Shelbyville...grandchildren, Gracee, Easton, Weston, Olivia, Gunner and one on the way...mother, Elaine Parks of Shelbyville...father, Sonny Parks of Lakewood...brothers, Wayne Parks, Jimmy Parks and Larry Parks, all of Shelbyville, and Daryl Bloxom of Mattoon...and nieces and nephews, John Parks, Melissa "Sis" Parks and Desiree Bloxom.

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