Parks Mitchell Alexander

December 6, 1933April 19, 2013

Parks Mitchell Alexander, 79, of Mock Mill Road, Statesville, died Friday, April 19, 2013, at his residence. He was born December 6, 1933, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Wilburn Lester and Anna Massey Alexander. He retired from J.C.Penney Distribution Center after 38 years of service, served in the U.S. Army and was a former member of Beulah Baptist Church. He was an antique car enthusiast and enjoyed the spring and anything pertaining to the outdoors, especially gardening and mowing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Berlene Cook and Mildred Graham. He is survived by his wife, Romona Sue Whitley Alexander, whom he married on June 16, 1961; a son, Cary Parks Alexander of Statesville; and two sisters, Fern A. Morrison of Aberdeen and Betty A. Elam of Mooresville. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, April 22, 2013, at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. J.C. Parks officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:30 PM Sunday at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family online at For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made the Iredell County Veteran’s Council, P.O. Box 1621, Statesville, NC 28687-1621. Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Sunday, April 21, 2013
  • Graveside Service Monday, April 22, 2013

Parks Mitchell Alexander

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Patricia Black

May 6, 2013

Sue and Cary, Uncle Parks will be dearly missed. I always enjoyed talking to him. He was my favorite Uncle. I just loved his green eyes and his black hair. He's not suffering any more. He's with the Lord. Now he can breath.
Love, Patricia Black

Kathy Burrell

May 5, 2013

Sue and Cary,
We are so sorry to hear about Parks. I pray that God will be with you at this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Kathy and Dennis

Debbie Upright

May 2, 2013

Sue and Cary, So sorry to hear about Parks. As you go through life's greatest sorrow. May your faith in God Sustain you. Our prayers are with you. LOVE, Debbie & Renny Upright

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home

April 22, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

April 21, 2013

Sue and Cary;
We are so sorry to hear of Parks passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Wanda and Harper Lovette