Rosa Parks

Reagan Ripper

Birth announcement of Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4th, 1913. Her parents names are Leona McCauley and James McCauley.  

Rosa Parks Obituary

Rosa Parks died on October 24, 2005. Rosa was 92 years old when she died. In 2004, she was diagnosed with dementia and then died the following year. Rosa died in Detroit, and then her body was flown to Montgomery and was taken to St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. After the funeral she then went back to Detroit. Rosa Parks was honored in many ways. Commemorative U.S Postal Service stamp, called the Rosa Parks Forever stamp and featuring a rendition of the famed activist. Later on, Barrack Obama unveiled a statue honoring Rosa Parks in the nation’s Capitol building.