In Memory of





Obituary for Rochelle Monique "Nik" Parks

John 11:25-26 " Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

Rochelle Monique Parks, 35, of Statesville, was born in Iredell County on March 16, 1986, and was the daughter of Tory Craig Howell, Sr. and Serafina Yvette Parks. She passed away on February 13, 2022 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C.
She received her educational training at Statesville High School, and attended Living Waters Ministry in Troutman, N.C. Rochelle was a waitress at a restaurant. She was a loving mother, daughter and friend who will truly be missed. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Kassaundra Howell.

She leaves to cherish the memory of her life, in addition to her parents, Tory Craig Howell, Sr. and Serafina Yvette Parks of the home; her step-mother, Corry Camp Howell; three children, Shamiya Nichols, Masiah Nichols, and Latreal Nichols; her siblings, Nyquarius Faulkner, LaToya (Joself) Daniels, Randolph Camp, Ashley Camp, Christian (Carrisa)Bailey, Sadie Howell, LaToya Howell, Tory Howell, Jr., Diamond Daniels, Derrick Howell, and Dondre Howell; grandparents, Mitchell and Willie Mae Brawley of Statesville and Johnny (Terry) Gregory of Charlotte; aunts, Tanesha Howell and TaShika Gregory, both of Statesville; an uncle, Jeffery Gregory of Statesville; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

It seems so unreal that you are gone,
when just the other day
You walked and talked and laughed with us,
Then suddenly slipped away.
Your peaceful smile, your joyful laugh,
how sweet the memory still;
Your parting left an aching void,
only God’s love can fill.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary, Statesville, N.C.. Pastor Jeffrey Wallace will deliver the eulogy. Members of the family will receive friends in the Rutledge and Bigham chapel from 1:30-2:00 p.m.. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery.

Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary, Inc., is serving the Parks family.