Margaret Smith Parks Knoxville, TN Margaret Louise Smith Parks, of Knoxville, departed this life on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 2, 1930 to the late Grace A. and Herman B. Smith, Sr. She was a long-term member of Foster Chapel Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. McGhee. She served the community as a social worker through the YMCA Kids Help and KCDC. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Marshall Parks; and her sister, Mary E. Bailey. She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Hubert Smith, James (Roseanne) Smith, Darrell "Glen" (Von) Smith, Wanda Smith, David (Terry) Smith, Scott Smith, John "Allen" Smith and Marsha Parks; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the Celebration of Life Service to follow at 5:00 p.m., in the William V. Powell, Jr. Memorial Chapel of Unity Mortuary, 1425 McCalla Avenue. Arrangements made with integrity by Unity Mortuary. Mrs. Smith's guestbook can be signed online at www.unitymortuary.com and www.legacy.com .
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