Joyce Parks, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday December 3, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.
Born May 27, 1934 to the late Farland Jacob and Thelma Alice Padgett, Joyce lived a number of years in Lawrenceville and Marietta before returning to Dawson County 35 years ago. A charter member of Trinity Baptist Church, Joyce worked as a homemaker throughout her life and was extremely devoted to her family. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Roger Padgett.
Surviving are her husband, Hub Parks, Dawsonville; sons and daughters in law, Dennis K. Parks, Jacksonville, FL, Lonnie C. and Kathy Parks, White, GA, Hubert Clay and Libby Parks, Somerset, KY; 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren; sisters and brother in law, Shirley and Woodrow Wilson, Dawsonville, Frances and Les Pethrick, Marietta; brothers and sisters in law, Max and Daisy Padgett, Dawsonville, Ray and Diane Padgett, Dawsonville; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Friday December 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church. Rev. Scott Christopher will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday December 5 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.