Effie Parsons

December 22, 1935 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 85)


            Effie Parsons, age 85, of Taylorsville, went home to be with her Lord on May 17, 2021 at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

            Effie was born December 22, 1935 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Sherman Parsons and Ethel Howell Parsons.

            She attended Happy Plains School and was a member of St. John Baptist Church, where she assisted with kitchen activities. She loved to listen to gospel music, and enjoyed baking cakes. She also loved to go yard selling and was a very sociable person who loved to talk.

            Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: a sister, Hazel Parsons Mayes.

            Those left to cherish and honor her memory include her sisters, Mary Parsons, Florence Parsons, Shirley Parsons all of Taylorsville; her brother, Randy (Ronnie) Parsons of Taylorsville; her God-children, Emma Jean Caraway of Thomasville, NC, Iris Bryant, Darlene Horton of Taylorsville, Bill Horton of Statesville, Willis Horton, Gail Miller both of Taylorsville, Terry and Loretta McFarland of Lenoir; and a host of friends and other relatives.

            A Home-Going Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. John Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. T.E. Martin will officiate.

            The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home.

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            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services are honored to be serving the family of Effie Parsons.

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May 20, 2021

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Adams Funeral Homes
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Graveside Service
May 21, 2021

2:00 PM
St. John Baptist Church
224 Quail Hollow Lane
Taylorsville, NC 28681

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