Joan Parks passed away peacefully on January 22, 2018 in Santa Barbara, CA. She had spent the last 6 years there being lovingly cared for at a memory care facility but spent her whole life near her hometown of Covina, CA. Her jewelry customers knew her as The Gold Lady but her favorite role was as a Mom and Granny. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ethel Probst, her brother Gary Probst and her sister Vicki Probst. She is survived by her two children, Victoria Parks Tuttle and Nick Parks, daughter in law Ria Parks, and five grandchildren Dominic and Mason Tuttle and Mikayla, Rajah and Alani Parks. A memorial celebration of Joan’s life will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 12:00pm at McDermott-Crockett Mortuary, 2020 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara.