Name:    Lora Irene (Garrison) Parsons

From:  The Bristol Herald Courier, Lee County, Virginia
Date:  Thursday, June 24, 1971 

PENNINGTON GAP, Va, —Mrs. Irene Parsons, 55, died early Sunday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Bledsoe, of causes not immediately known,.

She was a life-long resident of Pennington Gap and a member of the First Baptist Church,.

Survivors are her husband, Rudolph H, Parsons of Pennington Gap; mother, Mrs. Etta Garrison of Fairland, In.; six sons, Robert S. Parsons of Hopkinsville, Ky., Lynn R. Parsons of Mooresville, Ind., Jerry Parsons, of Marietta, GA, Billy Parsons, of Topeka, KS.; David Parsons and Rudy Parsons, both of Pennington Gap; three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Bledsoe and Mrs. Connie Nunley, both of Pennington Gap. and Mrs. Harriett Roberts of Dayton, Ohio; three brothers, Wade Garrison of Pennington Gap, Clyde Garrison of Indianapolis, and Ray Garrison of Mooresville, In; four sisters, Mrs. Sue Franklin, Mrs. Iva Lou Beaty, both of Indianapolis, Mrs. Ruth Tearman of Fairland, IN, and Mrs. Mae Childers of Kings Mountain NC; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce D. Robinson officiating with burial in Lee Memorial Park.