Melvin E. Parson


Melvin E. Parson, age 74, passed away at his home on Saturday, March 28, 2020. He was born in Manchester, Tennessee on June 12, 1945 to the late Andrew Jackson and Ruby Pearl (Smartt) Parson. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Ray Parson and Jimmy Wayne Parson.

Melvin loved fishing, going to yard sales, buying and selling, and telling a good story.

He is survived by his wife Jettie Parson, son, Doug Parson, daughters; Melinda McWilliams, Connie Ruehling, Jenny Marie Owen, Rose Bennett, Deanna Holl

and, grandchildren; Grant, Cody, Brandon, Jasmine, Jody, Brandy Parson, Caitlin and Abbey Wentworth, Izzy Owen. Daniel Kilgore, Amanda Anderson, Ben, Hope and Beth Ruehling, Hayden and Hogan Holland, Jonathan, Michael, Natalie Sparks, And numerous great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Monday, March 30,2020, 5:00 P.M. at Clouse Hill Cemetery with family and friends officiating. Family will receive friends Monday, March 30,2020 from 3:00-5:00 P.M. at Foster & Lay Chapel.

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