Bommer R. Parks, Jr.

Published 2:57 pm Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bommer R. Parks, Jr., age 78, of 1214 Williford Crossing Road South, Cordele, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at Crisp Regional Nursing & Rehab in Cordele.

Born in Wilcox County, he was the son of the late Bommer R. Parks and Mary Lois Calhoun Parks.  He was a United States Army veteran, a member of Hatley Baptist Church and a self-employed carpet installer.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret “Kiki” Parks of Cordele; his son Shawn Wiggins (Sherri) of Union Point; his daughter, Leigh Anne Parks Stachowiak (Jeff) of Jacksonville, FL; his step-children, Todd Ramson (Angie) of Newport Richey, FL, Suzette Chavanne (Billy) of Spring Hill, FL and Jennifer Burge of Trinity, FL; his sister-in-law, Mary Short of Dunnellon, FL; his brother-in-law, Greg Carpenter of San Diego, CA; 3 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, February 18 at Hatley Baptist Church with Rev. James Spires officiating.

The family may be contacted at 1214 Williford Crossing Road South, Cordele.

Memorial gifts may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 55 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

Friends may sign the online register book at

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.