Earl E. Parsons

May 14, 2014

Parsons, Earl Obituary

Earl E. Parsons, 78, of Parsons Farm Road, Blairs Mills, PA, died at 10:22 a.m., Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.

Born August 17, 1935 in Tell Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, he was a son of the late Lester E. & Grace (Linn) Parsons.

He is survived by five siblings: Lorma Bebernes and husband Daryl of Fairmont, MN, Chester Parsons and wife Flora of Shade Gap, PA, and Gracie Goshorn, Robert Parsons and wife Ramona and Jeanette St. Clair and husband Robert all of RD, Blairs Mills, PA. He was a foster parent to Donald Henry of Blairs Mills, PA and Daniel Henry, Sr., of Rockhill Furnace, PA, giving them a home for over 35 years. He is also survived by Donald and Daniels's children: Daniel, Jr., Darcie, Blake and Tammy Henry; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother: Ellsworth Parsons; and two sisters: Eleanor Fogal and Virginia Parsons.

Mr. Parsons attended St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Shade Gap, PA. He was a member of the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee for many years, a director of the Southern Huntingdon County Medical Center, treasurer of the Salem Cemetery for 30 years, a charter member of the Shade Gap Lions Club and the Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. and a director of the Valley Rural Electric Coop for over 25 years.

Mr. Parsons was a lifelong farmer and raised turkeys for marketing. He had two faithful employees, Don Henry and Dave Hess.

Mr. Parsons was a loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family and a true friend to all who knew him.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Vicki Jordan officiating. Interment will be made at Salem Cemetery, RD, Blairs Mills, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 6 - 9 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Cemetery Fund, c/o Jeanette St. Clair, P. O. Box 6, Blairs Mills, PA 17213 or to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 11669 Circle Road, Shade Gap, PA 17255.




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May 16, 2014
6 - 9 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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May 17, 2014
10 a.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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May 17, 2014
11 a.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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May 17, 2014

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Salem Cemetery

Blairs Mills, PA
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