Edith Marie Parsons, age 96 of Estill Springs, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.
She was born November 21, 1915 in Reader, West Virginia; the daughter of the late Earl and Jane (Conley) Feiss.
She was also a former resident of Charleston, OH. Mrs. Parsons was employed by Kent State University in Ohio as a receptionist. She was a member of the Estill Springs First United Methodist Church, past matron of the Palmyra Chapter #114 of the Order of the Eastern Star, Dorcas Rebecca Lodge #88 in Manchester, TN, and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Lodge #207.
Mrs. Parsons was preceded in death by her husband, Hurdie C. Parsons, and brothers, Leland, Edgar, Fred and Edwin Feiss.
Surviving are son, Fred (Margaret) Parsons of Iuka, IL, daughter, Patricia Parsons of Estill Springs, TN, sisters, Ruby Meyo of Cincinnati, OH and Mildred Keith of Dataw Island, SC; grandchildren, Rebecca Parsons of Mobile, AL and Brad Parsons of Livermore, CA.
A Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Friday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with the Rev. Joe Rutledge officiating.
Interment will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Estill Springs First United Methodist Church.
Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.