Parks Cemetery
Rains Co., TX

Submitted & Photos by Elaine Nall Bay

Surveyed March 10, 2002


This small family cemetery is located on private property at the northern edge of Rains County.

From the intersection of Hwy. 69S and Spur 161N at Point, travel north for 0.4 mile to FM 514. Turn east and travel on 514E for 3 miles to Rains County Road 4470. Turn north on Rains County Road 4470; travel 0.5 mile to curve in the road; turn west onto Rains County Road 4460; travel 0.6 mile to Rains County Road 4480, which is a gravel road. Turn east and travel 0.6 mile to gate that enters private property. Travel through the gate on a dirt road for 0.4 mile to a 2nd gate. The road now becomes a dirt path. Travel 0.5 mile on the dirt path; the cemetery is located in the wooded area to the northeast of the path and is enclosed in a chain link fence.


Last Name First Name Birth Death comments
Parks J.G. Dec 16 1835 Aug 12 1916 h/o Nancy C.  FS
Parks Nancy C. Aug 25 1842 Aug 21 1900 w/o J.G.  
Parks Inf dau Mar 15 1880 Mar 27 1880 d/o J.G.  & N. C. Parks FS
Parks Inf Son Mar 15 1880 Mar 20 1880 s/o J.G.  & N. C. Parks 
Parks James Oct 29 1877 Jun 19 1878 s/o J.G.  & N. C. Parks FS
Parks Josephine May 25 1875 Aug 19 1881 d/o J.G.  & N. C. Parks FS
Parks Luella Oct 08 1867 Jan 21 1874 d/o J.G.  & N. C. Parks FS
Parks Unknown - - bois d’arc post
Parks inf son Jan 10 1916 Jan 10 1916 s/o Mr & Mrs John Shepard Obit