Germantown, TN---Carolyn Hardin Park, 88, passed away peacefully at The Village of Germantown Tennessee on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Born April 3, 1931, in Big Creek, she was the daughter of the late Robert Buford Hardin and the late Amanda Irmer Denley Hardin. Carolyn was a homemaker and was a member of Madison United Methodist Church. Born and raised in Big Creek, Carolyn attended Big Creek High School. On April 26, 1947, she married the love of her life, Malcolm “Bill” Park, and they were together for over 68 years until his passing in 2016.
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Among her many hobbies were playing bridge and bingo. She also loved crocheting and making afghans for her family. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grands, especially attending the sports and activities they were involved in. A sweet soul and a very kind, loving woman, she will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
Pryor Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Park family.
A graveside service celebrating her life will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019, at 11:00am at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Big Creek with Bro. Will Dowling officiating.
She leaves behind her daughter, Daphne (Patrick) Snipes of Memphis; sons, Mike (Angela) Park of Eads, TN, and Dudley (Laine) Park of Memphis; grandchildren, Rob (Ashley) Park of Memphis, Michael (Charlotte) Park of Tampa, FL, Katie (Cody) Hanford of Orlando, FL, Carter Park of Eads, TN, Christopher Moynihan of Perdido Key, FL, Madison Snipes of Memphis, and Patrick Snipes of Memphis; great-grandchildren, Remmy Hanford, Maxx Hanford, and Eliza Park; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Malcolm “Bill” Park; brothers, J.H. Hardin, James Emery Hardin, Elmer Earl Hardin, Alvin Ray Hardin, and Robert Melvin Hardin; and sisters, Velma Hardin Bounds and Ruby Ella Hardin Hodge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the M.S. Society or The Village of Germantown Tennessee.
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