Lavon R. (Eubanks) Parks – Lawson, age 80 passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 18, 2012 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Greenwood and former resident of Peoga. Surrounded by her loving children, Lavon left this life to go home to the Lord, whom she had devoted her entire life to serving.
She was born February 13, 1931 in Indianapolis to the late Oscar Lee & Daisy Naomi Eubanks. Lavon was a 1948 graduate of Ben Davis High School. She married Paul Parks on October 7, 1947 in Indianapolis and he preceded her in death on October 15, 1977.
Lavon was the loving mother to Sandy Kay (husband, Steve) Biddle of Franklin, Jerry (wife, Debbie) Parks of Carbon & Kevin D. (wife, Tina) Parks of Morgantown. She will be remembered by her sister: Norma Maynard of Phoenix, AZ and her ten grandchildren & twelve great grandchildren.
Lavon was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Rebecca Biddle and her second husband: Edward Lawson.
She retired in 1996 as a Tool & Die Worker with PR Mallory & Co. inIndianapolisafter 48 years of service. Lavon was a member of the Shelby St. Pentecostal Lighthouse Church in Indianapolis for the past fifteen years and was a forty year member of the Locust Grove Pentecostal Church in Brown County.
Lavon enjoyed traveling, reading, sewing & knitting. She loved to be around her friends & family and going out to eat. Her life was dedicated to her family, going to church and helping others.
The Revs. Carlos Burdine & Wayne Grace will conduct a funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday at the Shelby Street Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, 8620 S. Shelby Street in Indianapolis. Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center,179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Lavon will be laid to rest atEast Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Lavon to the Shelby St. Pentecostal Church, 8620 S. Shelby St. Indianapolis, IN 46227.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Parks – Lawson family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670