Mary-Jo Sayre Parks, 62

Published 4:41 pm Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Mary-Jo Sayre Parks, 62, of Symsonia, Ky., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on May 20, 1958, in Cynthiana, Ky. She was the daughter of the late Homer Hurt and the late Jo-Ann (Fitzwater) Hurt.

She was a member of New Jenny Ridge Church and attended Elva Baptist Church.

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Surviving are her husband of 25 years, Stanley Parks of Symsonia, Ky.; 4 sons, Shawn and Kerri Turner of Georgetown, Ky., and Kenneth Turner of Marshall County, Ky., Samuel And Adeena Parks of Symsonia, Ky., and Clint and Emily Parks of Calvert City, Ky.; two brothers, Keith and Lynn Sayre of Lexington, Ky., and Jeff And Becky Hurt of Nicholasville, Ky.; sister, Romona And Ray Willhoite of Lexington, Ky.; three stepsisters, Verna Hurt of Mississippi; Donna and Scott Nye of Hershey, Penn.,; and Carolyn and Ricky Cheek of Nicholasville, Ky.; one stepbrother Tim and Vickie Hurt of Nicholasville, Ky; grandchildren, Paxton Turner, Sayre Turner, Maddox Turner, Anna Parks, Aubrey Parks, Nate Martin, Noah Martin, Peyton Parks, and Luke Parks.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th, Benton, KY. Visitation will begin at Elva Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, and will conclude with the funeral hour at 1 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Elva Baptist Church, Symsonia, Ky. Rev. Andrew Sexton officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Wallace Cemetery, Symsonia, Ky.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Marshall County Humane Society, 6301 US Highway 68 E, Benton, KY 42025.