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Yohanna Parks, 66, left to be with the Lord September 4, 2019. She was a 1971 graduate of Tyner High school, Tennessee State University and Trevecca Nazarene University.  She retired from the Hamilton County Department of Education as an educator at East Brainerd Elementary School. Ms Parks was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Sophia Parks, and brother, Andre Parks. Ms. Parks leaves to cherish her memories her sisters, Renee Merrell and, Felicia Pryor of Newport News, VA, sister-in-law, Linda Parks of Little Rock, AR, other relatives and dear friends. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Omega Omega ceremony will be held at 6:00 pm Thursday, September 12, 2019 in the funeral home chapel and the family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 pm. The funeral service will be held at 12 noon Friday, September 13th at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Interment: Lakewood Gardens - East. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

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  • Thursday, September 5, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Life...ever changing...our thoughts, prayers and heart felt sorrow share in your ( our ) grief. Since 1961, I have had nothing but respect for the Parks Family. As a friend and classmate of Andre, I've visited Andre and Linda in North Little Rock, long conversations with Mr Harold and Mrs Parks for Class Reunions; learned more of the LOVE this family shared. The talents amazed me, Knowing the foundation is strong puts my spirit at ease. Has Yohanna's spirit meets those who on earth were her greatest LOVE... The Booker T, Washington Dream Class of "69" extends cherished memories , deep sorrow and sympathy in the transition of our little sister. Peace be with you.
    ~ Abraham Ellis Jr   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    We miss you sweet Soror Parks. I just can't believe you are gone. We are praying for your family at this difficult time. God's Blessings
    ~ Michelle Buchanan-Egbe   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    So sorry for your loss praying for the family. May God bless and keep you love you always Gina
    ~ Gina Stone Seals   Chattanooga, TN
  • Friday, September 13, 2019
    I am so sorry for your loss. May God strengthen and keep you during this time of deep sorrow.
    ~ Valencia Martin   Chattanooga, TN
  • Monday, September 16, 2019
    my condolences, I was just made aware, you will be missed
    ~ herbert l jones   chattanooga, TN