Marjorie Emma Parsons, age 95, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Marjorie was born November 4, 1921, in Caldwell, Idaho, the daughter of Frank Gustav & Affa Emma (Root) Carlson. She earned her Bachelor of Science teaching degree from McPherson College. A resident of Leoti, Kansas since 2011, moving from Centralia, Washington, she was a homemaker and a Missionary for the Free United Methodist Church, where she and her husband traveled all over the world including New York City, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, Oregon, and Washington.
Marjorie was a member of Women’s Missionary International.
On August 29, 1942, she married Elmer Earl Parsons at Caldwell, Idaho. Elmer passed away on March 23, 2007, in Centralia, Washington.
Marjorie’s surviving family includes-
Karl & Tomoko Parsons- Vancouver, Washington
James & Julie Parsons- Bixby, Oklahoma
Joy & Bradford Brown- Leoti, Kansas
Ann & Don Scheleen- Roseburg, Oregon
Lois & Gerald Reimer- Wilsonville, Oregon
Louise & Dennis Rothrock- Dallas, Oregon
Stephanie & Robert Ferry- Riverview, Florida
Janelle & Michael Kenny-Johnson- Verona, Wisconsin
Kaleb & Kristine Parsons- Hereford, Arizona
Konrad & Shannon Parsons- Gravette, Arkansas
Kohei Parsons- Vancouver, Washington
Elizabeth& Jimmy Albright- Bixby, Oklahoma
Joshua Parsons- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Matthew & Amy Parsons- St. Charles, Missouri
Emily & Justin James- Kingwood, Texas
Nathan & Sara Brown- Leoti, Kansas
Jennifer Brown- Seattle, Washington
John & Maria Scheleen- Seattle, Washington
Aaron Scheleen- Roseburg, Oregon
Erik Scheleen- Roseburg, Oregon
Laurel Scheleen- Arlington, Virginia
Sandi & Brian Kruger- Beaverton, Oregon
Joy Reimer- Portland, Oregon
Scott Reimer- Wilsonville, Oregon
Twenty-Four Great Grandchildren-
Ryan Kenny, Sean Kenny, Ella Kenny, Kate Kenny-Johnson, Michael Parsons, Jenna Parsons, Dani Parsons, Ashlynn Deaton, Kinsey Deaton, Takota Parsons, Kortney Parsons, Evan Parsons, Konner Parsons, Jaden Higgs, Tegan Higgs, Zoe Wall, Natalie Albright, Kendall Parsons, Campbell Parsons, Tristan Parsons, Carmen Parsons, Raylan Parsons, Casen James, Maggie Brown, Cordell Brown, Ezra Scheleen, Levi Scheleen & Amber Kruger.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, June 29, 2017 at West Bethany Free Methodist Church in Wichita County, Kansas with Pastor Bruce Leisy officiating.
Burial will be in Clarkston-Vineland Cemetery in Clarkston, Washington.
Friends may call from 10:00 am until 8:oo pm Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas. Memorials may be given to Wichita County LTCU or West Bethany Free Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com