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Jimmy Dale Parsons

February 27, 1941 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 80)


Jimmy Dale Parsons, age 80, of Independence, VA; passed away Sunday, November 21st, 2021 in Galax, VA.

Mr. Parsons was born February 27th, 1941 in Grayson County, VA to the late Robert Dent and Geneva Parks Parsons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Willa Ann Ward Parsons; a sister, Nancy Lundy. Mr. Parsons enjoyed genealogy. He had a love for Drag Racing and raced for several years.

Survivors include two sons: Tony Parsons and wife Deassa, Wes Parsons and wife In Suk all of Independence, VA; a grandson, Tyler Parsons of Independence, VA; a granddaughter, Kimberly Graham and husband Brent of Missouri; three great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Lillian Bryant of Wytheville, VA; a brother-in-law, Darrell Ward of Independence, VA.

A graveside service to honor the life of Mr. Parsons will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 24th, 2021 at Independence Cemetery in Independence, VA with Reverend Terri Johnson-Gregory officiating. No formal visitation will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Independence Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 607, Independence, VA, 24348 or to Independence Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 588, Independence, VA 24348.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to his brother-in-law, Darrell Ward.

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Graveside Service
November 24, 2021

11:00 AM
Independence Cemetery
171 W. Main Street
Independence, VA 24348


Independence Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 588, Independence VA 24348

Independence Volunteer Rescue Squad
PO Box 607, Independence VA 24348

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