Vicki Lynn Parks, 59, passed away at her home in Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 23, 2013, after a battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her husband, Robert Parks of Colorado Springs, Colo.; her daughter, Skydria ‘Sky’ Hall and husband Tom of Colorado Springs; her son, Jeremy Parks and wife Jessica of Colorado Springs; her son, Daniel “Dino” Parks and wife Joy of Glenwood Springs; her mother, Mattie “Lee” Turner of Big Spring, Texas; her father-in-law, Walter “Walt” Parks of Albuquerque, N.M.; her sister, Andrea “Andy” Moore and husband Dave of Early, TXexas; her sister, Julie Bartlett and husband Jeff of Coahoma, Texas; nine grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins; and one great-grandchild due this year.
Vicki grew up in Big Spring, where, in 1972, she met her husband. Vicki was a missionary with her husband and their family. She spent the better part of her adult life working as an office manager for State Farm Insurance in Big Spring, Albuquerque and Colorado Springs.
Services for Vicki will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel – 906 S. Gregg St. Big Spring, TX 79720, followed by a graveside ceremony led out by procession from the funeral home to Trinity Memorial Park.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations are sent to the Vicki Lynn Parks Living Trust, P.O. Box 76776 Colorado Springs, CO 80970 or to Penrose-St. Francis Health Foundation, in honor of Vicki Parks for cancer research, 2222 North Nevada Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80907.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com