Edith Parsons, 90, of Spur died Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Services will be 2pm, Friday, January 23, 2009 at First Baptist Church in Spur with Eric Swenson officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Thursday at Campbell Funeral Home. Interment will be in Spur Memorial Cemetery.
Edith was born January 27, 1918 in Comanche County, Texas to Henry and Maude Nelson Fisher. She was a graduate of Crosbyton High School and attended Texas Tech University. She married Lem Parsons September 1, 1939 in Afton. He preceded her in death in 1991. She drove the mini-bus for the Spur Senior Citizens for several years, and enjoyed sewing, cooking and tending her vegetable garden. She was also a member of First Baptist Church. Edith had a way of making everyone feel like they were her favorite person.
She is survived by three sons, Mark Parsons and wife Judy of Ava, MO, Curt Parsons and wife Karen of Hamlin, and Sheldon Parsons and wife Debbie of Spur; One daughter, Jan Brown and husband Charlie of Idalou; two step-daughters, Edith Pierce of Albuquerque, NM, and Vivian Roberson of Vernon, TX; one daughter-in-law, Dee Raber of Hollywood, FL; One sister, Norma Wahl of Georgetown, TX; twelve grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one son, one step-son and three brothers.
The family suggests memorials to South Dickens County Senior Citizens Center, 210 Burlington, Spur, TX 79370; or Spur Memorial Cemetery, P.O. Box 111, Spur, TX 79370.