Ellen Parks Martin, age 78, of Kingston, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at Tennova Healthcare of Turkey Creek. She was born September 18, 1942 in Roane County. She had worked as a seamstress at the Roane Hosiery Mill and also at Palm Beach. Ellen enjoyed shopping and cooking but her main joy came from playing with her great grandbaby. Preceded in death by her first husband, Joe Ridge; second husband, Edgar Martin; parents, Ernest & Arvenia Crabtree Parks; brothers, Joe Paul “Bubby” Parks and Kenneth Parks.
Daughter Tonya Ridge of Kingston
Grandson Jeffrey Moore & wife, Tiffany
Great-grandson Luke Moore
Brothers Tommy Parks & wife, Kathy of Kingston
James Parks & wife, Gail of Kingston
Gary Parks & wife, Janice of Kingston
Sister Barbara Jean Hart of Lenoir City
Special Friend Bill Ratliff of Westel
Dear Friends Diane Badlin and Ann Mize
Several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends
Celebration of Life will be held at a later date and service times will be announced once the information becomes available. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of all arrangements.
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