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Emma Lavern Parks
(1956 - 2012)


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Name: Mrs Emma Lavern Parks
Nick Name: Vern
Maiden Name: Davis
Gender: Female
Age: 56 years old
Lived: Thursday, 7 June 1956 - Wednesday, 29 August 2012

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Emma Lavern Davis- Parks departed this earthly life the evening of Wednesday August 29th, 2012. Lavern was born on June 7, 1956 in Danville, Virginia to Clyde and Bertha Davis. A product of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), she attended Whittier Elementary, Paul Jr. High, and Calvin Coolidge Senior High School. 


Lavern will always be known for her work with children, specifically exceptional children and youth with special needs. Throughout her career in education Lavern has worked tirelessly to enhance and improve the prospects of independent living in the lives of the children she served. For the last 12 years in DCPS, Lavern has worked toward her goal.


Lavern is remembered as a dutiful wife and mother, a caring family member, a highly effective teacher’s aid, and a true friend to all who have had the blessing of sharing her friendship. 


Lavern is survived by her loving husband of 16 years, Lynwood Parks, devoted sons,  Dwight Davis (Kenya), Darren Rowe, Lindwood Orlando Parks,; two loyal daughters Luvinia “Joy” Washington, Lakishia Gilmore, her parents; Clyde and Bertha Davis; her siblings Joyce Alston, Clyde Jr., Steven, and Linda; a host of grand children, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and many friends.     


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Fathers Name: Clyde F. Davis
Mothers Name: Bertha C. Davis
Spouse's Name: Lynwood Parks
Children's Names: Darren Rowe, Lynwood Orlando Parks, Dwight Davis, Lakishia Gilmore, and Luvinia Washington
Siblings Names: Joyce, Clyde Jr., Steven, and Linda
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Washington, DC
Occupation: Education & Training
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Born Again Christian


Favourite Sport: Football
Favourite Team: Dallas Cowboys
Favourite Book: Bible
Favourite Music Genre: Reggae


Place of Passing: Washington, DC
Date of Passing: 29 August 2012
Cause of Passing: Cancer
Funeral Location: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G street NW, Washington, DC
Funeral Date: 8 September 2012
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