Anna Marie Parks

Charlann Marie “Anna Marie” Hildebrand-Lane-Parks, 70, died Sunday, April 1, 2012.

She was born March 4, 1942, in Palace, daughter of Charley and Okla Cassidy Hildebrand. She and Lloyd Lane were married in March 1959. She and Dan Parks were married in June 1982.

She grew up on a farm in the Slabtown area. She graduated from Plato High School in 1959.

She worked in nursing homes for several years. She cleaned Roby Baptist Church for years and had a beauty shop in Roby for several years, until her health no longer allowed it.

She spent many hours in her flowerbeds and enjoyed making quilts. She loved her family and visiting with them.

She accepted the Lord as her Savior as a child and was a member of Roby Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dan Parks; and two brothers, Ethmer and Gary Hildebrand.

Survivors include two daughters, Gwendolyn Sweno of Lebanon and Annette Monroe and Lynette Weaks of Plato; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; eight siblings, Eula Wade, Lillian Vaughan, Virginia Hildebrand, Hazel Huff, Reba Lane, Wilma Zook, Jim Hildebrand and Joe Hildebrand; and other family members.

Services are 2 p.m. Friday, April 6, at Roby Baptist Church with Pastor Brock Davis officiating. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the church. Burial will be in Palace Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Anna Marie Parks Memorial Fund c/o Evans Funeral. Online condolences may be sent to

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