Edd  Parson Jr.

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Mr. Edd Parson, Jr., loving husband and father of four children, passed away at the age of 88 on February 3, 2019. Edd was born in his grandparents home in Chatsworth, GA on December 17, 1930 to Edd and Pearl (Chambers) Parson. On September 5, 1953, he married Edith Patterson. They raised a daughter and three sons.

Edd was a Korean War veteran of the United States Army. While in service, he was stationed in Germany. He cherished time sitting on the porch in the evenings with his family and friends talking over the day and about their lives. He also enjoyed traveling, restoring antique tractors, and airplanes. He enjoyed gospel singings and fellowship time with his friends and loved ones.

Edd was preceded in death by his father, Edd Parson, Sr., and his mother, Pearl (Chambers) Parson; sister, Jonnie Nicholson; nephew, Neil Setter, Jr.; and niece, Dawn Tanksley.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Edith Parson; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Roger DeVaughn; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddy and Patty Parson, Ricky and Debby Parson, and Ben and Sharon Parson, all of Crandall; sister, Jeraldine Setter; grandchildren, Kelly and Johnny Ingram, Blake and Ashley Parson, Maria and Carl Taylor, Jamie Parson, Virginia and Alan Atkins, Hannah Parson, and Benjamin Parson; great-grandchildren, Lane Holsomback, Ella Keith, Asa Taylor, Alexis Parson, Landon Atkins, and Ava Atkins; nieces, Sonjua (Jack) Pritchett (son, Logan), Beverly Tanksley, (son, Derek) and Jeanne Carole (Kent) Suddeth (children, Emily and Evan); brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas Patterson, Charles and Ruby Patterson, Grady and Rhonda Patterson, Wanda and Bill Webb, Bonnie and Ray Cavett, and Arlene Stevenson; and special friends, Linda Parson and Leon Caylor.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Edd Parson, Jr. will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Bowers and Rev. Ben Parson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairy Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Edd Parson, Jr.
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