Wanda Lee Parks, the daughter of the late Roy and Ethel Wright Hyslop, was born in Dexter on Sept. 1, 1923, and died at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on March 14, 2007, at the age of 83.
Mrs. Parks had lived in the Dexter area all her life. She was a Baptist.
On July 4, 1942, she was married to Eugene Earl Parks. He preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 2005.
Surviving are one son, Dale Parks of Dexter; two daughters, Kathy Holt of Nampa, Idaho, and Jeanie Lantz of Columbia, S.C.; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Paul Hyslop of Dexter and Charles Hyslop of Birchtree; three sisters, Betty Summers of Dexter, Florence Bright of Jackson, and Bonnie Brown of St. Louis.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Coleman; a brother and sister in infancy; three brothers, Jim, Robert and Arthur Hyslop; and three sisters, Vivian Nichols, Mary Curd and Edna Harper.
There are no services scheduled.
Interment will follow at a later date in Fairview Cemetery near Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of arrangements.