---- — Marcella E. Parsons, 76, Kokomo, passed away at 4:33 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at North Woods Village. She was born Sept. 13, 1937, in Carthage, to the late Larkin and Mamie (Pierson) Day. On April 3, 1954, she married Lee J. Parsons, who preceded her in death March 20, 1998.
Marcella spent most of her life at home raising her children. She loved to playe bingo, as well as spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving are her children, Larkin (Janis) Parsons, Kokomo, Terry (Leesa) Parsons, Kokomo, and Melvin (Diana) Parsons; grandchildren, Marc Parsons, Bradley Parsons, Ryan Parsons, Destini (Brian) Deniston, and Starla Parsons; special niece, Janie Stefan; and very special friend, Ester Gonzalez.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one grandchild, Michael Parsons; and several siblings.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main St., with Pastor Ken Spangler officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions in Marcella’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be provided at the mortuary. You are invited to read Marcella’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message or order flowers for the family. Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel assisted the family with the funeral arrangements.