Mrs. Edith Parson, loving mother of four children, passed away at the age of 83 on January 26, 2020.
Edith was born on June 6, 1936, to Clint and Dorothy Patterson. On September 5, 1953, she married Edd Parson, Jr. They raised a daughter and three sons.
Edith loved the Lord and her family and enjoyed music and singing and was an avid gardener. She cherished time sitting on the porch in the evenings with her family and friends, talking over the day and about their lives. Edith was a faithful member of Fairy Valley Baptist Church in Crandall, GA.
Edith was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Edd Parson, Jr.; father, Clint Patterson; mother, Dorothy Patterson; and sister, Bingle Mantooth.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Roger DeVaughn; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddy and Patty Parson, Ricky and Debby Parson, and Ben and Sharon Parson, all of Crandall; brothers and sisters, Thomas Patterson, Charles and Ruby Patterson, Grady and Rhonda Patterson, Wanda and Bill Webb, Bonnie and Ray Cavett, and Arlene Stevenson; grandchildren, Kelly and Johnny Ingram, Blake and Ashley Parson, Maria and Carl Taylor, Jamie Parson, Virginia and Alan Atkins, Hannah Parson, and Benjamin Parson; great-grandchildren, Lane Holsomback, Ella Keith, Asa Taylor, Alexis Parson, Landon Atkins, and Ava Atkins; sister-in-law, Jeraldine Setter; nieces and nephews; and special friends, Opal Scott, Linda Parson, Brenda Carver, Rebecca Burris, Shelby Everette and Haley Hobbs.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Edith Parson were held Tuesday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Parson and Rev. Billy Webb officiating and song service by Roger DeVaughn. Interment followed at Fairy Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth was in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Edith Parson.