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Frances Parks

August 29, 1944 — February 27, 2021

Frances Parks

Frances Parks, 76, Jamestown, ND died Saturday February 27, 2021 at the Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Frances Roy was born August 29, 1944 at Omaha, NE, the daughter of Robert and Velma (Olson) Roy.  She grew up and graduated from Storden High School in Storden, MN.

She and Dennis Bisballe were married November 22, 1973 at Chicago, IL. The lived in Chicago where she worked as a waitress. She later moved to White City, OR.

Frances and Wesley V. Parks were married in 1988 at Grants Pass, OR where she continued to work as a waitress. Following the death of her husband in 2002, she followed her daughter around from California to North Dakota where she has resided.

Frances was a member of the Calvary Alliance Church in Minot and later the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Ashley, ND.  She loved reading, gospel music, the food network, crocheting, a huge Clint Eastwood fan, but especially spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Richard Dean Smith, AZ; Tara (Adam) Miller, Jamestown, ND; Karen Justesen, OR; 12 grandchildren, several great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Darrel Roy, Ashley, ND, Bruce (Roseanne) Roy, Nevada, IA, 1 sister, Rena (Robert) Wald, St. Cloud, MN.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 son, John and grandson, Darrel.


Frances’ wishes were to be cremated with no services.

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