Linda Suzanne Owens Parks, age 61, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Monday January 16, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents Charles Winston Owens and Barbara Hardy Hill and paternal grandparents, Columbus H. and Minnie S. Owens, and maternal grandparents Epps Lollis and Nelle Suber Hardy. Linda is survived by her husband of 34 years Glenn R. Parks, Lilburn; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Mitchell and Molly Woodward Parks of Snellville, GA; daughter and son-in-law Erin Parks Hicks and Alan Bruce Hicks, granddaughter Avery Suzanne Hicks of Peachtree Corners, GA; and daughter Jessica Barbara Parks of Lilburn, GA; Stepmother Hazel Owens of Newborn, GA. Linda and Glenn shared the love of music and dance. She was devoted to her husband and children, who were her greatest treasures. She had an enthusiasm for life, in work and play. She graduated from Towers High School in Decatur, GA and Mercer University/Atlanta with a BBA in 1977. Retired Manager from Bell South Advertising and Publishing Company following a 31 year career. Longtime Member of Snellville United Methodist Church, the Wesleyan Sunday School Class, and former 5th grade Sunday school teacher. She was a member of the Silver Stars Square Dance Club in Lawrenceville, GA. and former youth soccer coach and Field Scheduler at Brookwood Soccer Association (GFC). A Service Celebrating the Life of Linda Parks will be held Wednesday, January 18th at 11:00 AM at Snellville United Methodist Church with Rev. Walter Jones officiating. Interment will be held at Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at the funeral home and Wednesday from 10:00 AM until service time at the church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Snellville UMC, Building fund, 2438 Main St. East, Snellville, Ga. 30078, in memory of Linda Parks. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company, Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200.