May 17, 2013

Arthur E. ‘Gene’ Parks

RUSSIAVILLE — Arthur E. “Gene” Parks, 86, Russiaville, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana, Indianapolis.

Gene was born Aug. 30, 1926, in Russiaville to William Heber and Blanche (Morrison) Parks. He was married to Wilma Small July 18, 1970. They resided in Russiaville, where they were members of the Main Street Christian Church. Wilma passed away Sept. 11, 2010.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with the Rev. Tom Cox and the Rev. Steve Bishop officiating. Burial will follow in Russiaville Cemetery, Russiaville.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gene Parks Scholarship at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted with Stout & Son Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at


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