Wilma Dean Parks

Wilma Dean Williams Parks was welcomed to heaven, on February 12th, 2019. What a great jubilation for her, but a “temporary” loss for us!

Wilma Dean was born April 21st, 1929 in Stilwell, Oklahoma, the youngest of five children.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Byrd of almost 61 years. Her son, William Dean “Billy” also preceded her in death at the age of 19.
She was a retired schoolteacher, and previous owner of Parks Interior Decorations.
Because of her love for Jesus, she taught Sunday School for many years along with serving Him in different ministries.
She will be greatly missed by her daughters; Betty Nevins and husband Ken, Brenda Smith and husband Jesse. Grandchildren;  Cammie Emberlin and husband Jon of Kansas City, Brad Thomas of Naples, Florida, Brandon Harris and wife Rebecca of Olathe, and Shelly Meadows and husband Aaron of Ozark Missouri. Great grandchildren; Conner, Nicholas, Gabriel, Charlie, Aiden, Hannah, Jackson, and Ashton.

Visitation and Funeral Service


Visitation will be 2 – 3 p.m., Saturday, February 16 at the Amos Family Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m.


Memorial Contributions


Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, KS, 66219 or Interim Hospice, 10977 Granada Ln Suite 205, Overland Park, KS 66211

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Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Wednesday, Feb. 13th 2019 | 4 Comments »

4 Comments on “Wilma Dean Parks”

  1. Bill & Julie Hatcher Says:

    We’re so sorry for the loss of your Mom, Betty. But what a wonderful blessing to know that she is safe in the arms of Jesus! We’re praying this will bring you peace and comfort in the coming days.

  2. Don & Elly Morris Says:

    Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.

  3. Bill & Brenda Jammison Says:

    We are so sorry for the loss of Wilma Dean. She was a beautiful person and will be surely missed. We would have liked to have attended, but unfortunately the weather is not agreeing with us. If there is something you need, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Love to you all

  4. Renee Highfill Helsel Says:

    Betty and Brenda: I am so sorry to hear this news of your mothers death. She was an incredibly beautiful person. She so loved her Lord and Savior!! To be in heaven with Jesus, and reunited with her husband and her son has to be a comfort for you both. My mom passed this past May so I know your feeling of sorrow but I also know your happiness that she is safe and sound in heaven with a whole new body!!. I will be praying for you all! God Bless!
    Renee Helsel

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