Edith V. (Pruitt) Parsons

July 24, 1943 ~ August 23, 2021 (age 78)


Edith V. Parsons, age 78, a resident of Middlesboro, Kentucky passed away on August 23, 2021, at the Middlesboro ARH. She was born on July 24, 1943 in London, Kentucky to Charles and Mary Ann (Cook) Pruitt, who precedes her. She is also preceded in death by her husbands Richard Turner and Jack Parsons, brother Andy Pruitt, sisters Lorene Bryant, Hazel Yax, Louise Raines and great grandson Antonio Paul Turner.

Left to mourn her passing are her children Diane (Jim) Hood, Richard Turner, Jack Parsons and Ernie (LaDonna) Parsons. Her grandchildren Joshua (Rosa) Turner, Duane (Jane Jane) Turner, Monica Turner (Joel Henley), Megan Hood, Kaylyn Parsons (Caleb Strunk), Kara Parsons, Hayley Parsons and Donnie Brewer (Jami Miller). Her great grand children AJ Hood, Carter Hood Ferguson, Amilia Strunk, Justin Turner, Skylar Turner, Matthew Turner, Isabella Turner, Bethany Henley and Macy Henley. She is also survived by one sister Ida Kay (Judy) Albin.

She worked as a Cosmetologist and owned her own shop for several years called “The Sunny Place.” She also worked for many years at Cumberland Gap Provisions, now known as Smithfield. As per her request, after cremation, all services will be private at a later date.

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