June 16, 2013

Phyllis N. Parks

Phyllis N. Parks age 93 of Lincoln, Nebraska died on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Tabitha in Lincoln. She was born on June 10, 1920 in Aurora, Nebraska. She graduated from Aurora High School. She was a nurse assistant at Tabitha from 1949 to 1952. Phyllis worked for the Lincoln Journal Star for 12 years during the 1950’s and 60’s and then as a bookkeeper at Hurlburts Cycle Shop. She was a lifetime member of the Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club.

Phyllis is survived by her sons, Daniel E. Crawford of Dallas, TX; Michael A. and Elizabeth Crawford of Columbia, SC; Peter Crawford of Lincoln; daughter, Linda Marie and James Mull of Jackson, TN; 8 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Eldon Earl Crawford and James W. Parks, brothers and sisters.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. at Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Tabitha Foundation.


  1. You will be missed. Thanks for your leadership in the rock club as a member, past editor, treasurer, friendship and all of the other rolls that you played. Keep a keen eye out for all the gems in your travels with the Lord.

  2. Dear Lyn,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your memories and peace knowing she will always be with you.
    Your friend,


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