Visitation Information:

August 13th, 2022 at 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Memorial Park North Funeral Homes & Cemeteries North Riverside Chapel
989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501

Service Information:

August 14th, 2022 at 02:00 PM
Memorial Park North Funeral Homes & Cemeteries North Riverside Chapel
989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501

Mrs. Helen Marie (Whitmire) Parks, 88


On August 9, 2022 surrounded by her family, Mrs. Helen Marie Whitmire Parks went home to be with the Lord.

Helen was born in Forsyth county on October 30, 1933 and lived in Hall County most of her life. Helen raised three children with her husband of over seventy years, Curtis B Parks Jr. After raising her children, Helen was employed by the State of Georgia Department of Labor for twenty-five years. Helen was a kind and gentle woman of God, well loved by family and friends. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Gainesville and was a member of Joy Sunday School class and Carpenter Mission Group. Her family attributes Helen’s faith and strength as the glue of their family and she will be dearly missed.

Helen is survived by her husband, Curtis B Parks, Jr; son, Benjamin Michael Parks; daughter, Angela Parks Cain; granddaughters, Jennifer Parks Wheeler, Jessica Parks Segars, Ashley Chandler Barnard; grandson Parks Kelly Barnard; great grandsons, Alex Thomas and wife Meghan, Caleb Chiles, Mason Chiles; great granddaughter, Madelyn Gracr Hill; brother, Bobby Whitmire; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Marie Parks; parents, James Ray Whitmire and Agnes Lee Whitmire; sister, Evelyn Whitmire Coleman.

          The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 pm Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Memorial Park Riverside Chapel. Services are scheduled at 2:00 pm Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Memorial Park Riverside Chapel with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

          In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to Eagle Ranch 5500 Union Church Road Flowery Branch, GA 30542 or your favorite charity.

Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences


Condolences 7
brian d patten 2022-08-10 12:11:25
mr parks,mike and angela you are in my prayers.mrs parks was a beautiful soul
Harrison Bartlett 2022-08-10 14:03:31
Very nice lady,may her memory be a blessing.
Jeanette Whitmire Kesler 2022-08-10 15:19:35
Mr. Parks, We are so very sorry to hear about your wife. Praying God's loving comfort for you at this very sad time. Billy Head and Jeanette Kesler
Greg Keih 2022-08-11 09:20:38
Hey Mike, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your mom was a special lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Greg
Jane Allen 2022-08-15 17:45:37
My heart goes out to you Curtis and Angela and all your family. Helen was always so kind to Mother and I. Always stopped by the back few to give us the warmest greetings. I know your family will miss her so. May the peace that passers all understanding soften your loss. Love, Jane
Gina & David Carlton 2022-08-16 00:46:04
Curtis, Mike & Angela. David & I are so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. She will always be remembered in our hearts as a Wonderful Wife and Mother to all three of her children. A dear sweet kind friend to so many and a Woman of God! Thinking of each of you with loving thoughts and prayers for the days ahead. The Carltons. 🙏🙏🙏
Alan Aiken 2022-08-25 15:15:11
Mr. Parks, Mike & Angela, So sorry to hear of Mrs. Parks passing. I always thought she was one of the nicest, most elegant ladies I had the pleasure to have known. I hope bitter sweet memories will be of some comfort in the days to come. God Bless
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