Barbara A. (Ellis) Parks, age 71 of Eminence, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023. Daughter of the late Herbert and Louise (Palmer) Ellis, she was a caregiver for many years and a member of Franklinton Baptist Church. She loved to dance at Six-Mile Jamboree, visit the beach, go to the boat, and spend time with her grandbabies. Barbara was preceded in death by a sister, Earlene Ellis; brother, Donald Ellis; a step-daughter, Donna Kay Parks; a step-son, Lonnie T. Parks and brother-in-law, Howard O’Nan.
Husband of 46 years: James “Dub” Parks of Eminence
Daughters: Reva Couch of Bedford
Dana Powell of Dry Ridge
Barbara Ann Puckett of Bedford
Charlene McCormick of Minnesota
Connie Parks of Carrollton
Jenny Brierly (Phillip) of New Castle
Sons: Donnie Gordon of New Castle
Joseph W. Parks (Jason) of Sulphur
James G. Parks of Bedford
Sisters: Polly Troxell of Eminence
Vickie O’Nan of Eminence
Linda Ellis of Eminence
Brother: Herbert Ellis, Jr. of Lexington
4 Grandchildren: Paige Neiding (Austin) of Campbellsburg
Kaitlyn Shader (Adam) of New Castle
Tylar Brown of Campbellsburg
Chase Spence of New Castle
Numerous Step-Grandchildren 5 Great-Grandchildren
Funeral Service: 1 PM on Monday, September 25, 2023 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Jamie Tingle.
Honorary Pallbearers: Donnie Gordon, Maci Owens, Dawson Gordon,
Aspyn Neiding, Colson Shader & Scarlett Shader
Active Pallbearers: Chase Spence, Cory Ellis, Austin Neiding,
Brad O’Nan, Adam Shader & Jason Hayes
Burial: New Castle Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to Franklinton Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.
Visitation: 1-5 PM on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Friends may also visit from 9AM until service time on Monday.
Click HERE to watch Barbara's Tribute Video.