Agnes R. Parsons
Agnes R. Parsons
  • January 5, 1931 - June 29, 2017
  • Flemington, Missouri

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Agnes Ruth Parsons

Agnes Ruth Parsons, 86, formerly of Lincoln, passed away June 29, 2017 at her home near Flemington, Missouri. Born January 5, 1931 in Ainsworth, Nebraska to Elmer Hughes and Etta Newcomb Hughes Capellan. She married Willard R. Parsons in Valentine, Neb., on July 29, 1947.

Survived by Willard of Flemington, her husband of 70 years; one brother, Stan Hughes of Grand Island, Neb.; son Kevin (Lynn) Parsons of Wheatland, Mo.; son Dan Parsons (Tammy Ward) of Lincoln, Neb.; daughter Kelly Perry of Springfield, Mo.; and daughter Lori (Lincoln) Ruble of Falcon, Mo.; ten grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. She had various jobs outside the home including modeling hats at Gold's Department Store in downtown Lincoln. Her most satisfying work was being a wife, mother, and grandmother. Her greatest joy was being a foster mom to many and, along with Willard, adopting, loving and caring for their four children.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 5, at 11 a.m. at Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 S. 14th St., meet at Gate 2.