Mary E. “Liz” Parsons
April 07, 1933 ‒ October 01, 2015
LEXINGTON: Mary E. “Liz” Parsons of Lexington passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015 in her home. She was 82.
She was born April 7, 1933 to parents Richard “Dick” & Nora (Adkins) Gilliam in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Mary worked as a cook for Dr. Frank Ritchie’s former restaurants: V&M Restaurant, Walking Horse Inn, and the Dinner Bell.
She is survived by children Patricia (Tom) Danials of Tennessee, Donna Tackett of Morehead, Kentucky, Neverly Hamilton of Ashland, Wilma Salmons of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, Nadine (John) Sheriff of Frazeysburg, Kimetha “Kim” (Kevin) Smith of Lexington, and Willard Parsons of Mansfield; 16 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Ann Gee, Ethel Brauer, Wint Gilliam, Benny Gilliam, and Peachy Gilliam.
The family will receive friends Monday, October 5, 2015 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Burial will be Wednesday October 7 at 1 pm in Clear Field Cemetery in Clear Field, Kentucky. Pastor Jerry Copley will officiate.
Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to Snyder Funeral Homes to assist the family with the services. Please make checks payable to Snyder Funeral Homes.
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