Esther Mae Tingle Parsons 1928 - 2008 Baldwin City
Graveside services for Esther Mae Tingle Parsons, 80, Baldwin City, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Parsons died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, in Parkville, Mo.She was born June 14, 1928, in Lawrence, the daughter of Edward B. and Viola Mae Evans Tingle. She attended Pleasant Grove and McAllester grade schools and graduated from Liberty Memorial High School.Mrs. Parsons was a homemaker and worked in the office at Packer Plastics for 19 years after her children were grown.She married LeRoy Stillman Parsons on Nov. 12, 1946. He died Sept. 29, 2001.Survivors include three daughters, Linda Reno, Denver, Karen Parsons, Baldwin City, and Nancy Parsons, Lawrence; a son, Steven LeRoy Parsons, Parkville, Mo.; a sister, Doris Bartkoski, Tonganoxie; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.