The Edmond Sun
Delores Marie Parsons, 73, of Edmond, Okla., passed away February 2, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was born May 9, 1939 in Fairfax, Okla. to Floyd and Jewell (Hasting) Oakes.
Delores retired from Canyon Park Family Physicians as an office manager and also worked at Walgreens as a photo associate. She was a member of Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond. Delores loved doing her oil paintings and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Nora Jewell Hageman; her father, Floyd Hazen Oakes; sisters, Louise Babcock, Carol Weber and Margaret Mustain.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Melvin Parsons, of the home; children Marilyn Rodgers of Edmond, Mike Parsons of Edmond, and Jeff Parsons of Luther, Okla.; sister Fern Anderson of Luther; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Graveside services for Delores will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond.
The family thanks the Canyon Park Physicians and staff of Edmond, Kidney Specialists of Central OK and staff; Parcway Rehabilitation of Oklahoma City, 10 E of Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City and Integris Hospice of Oklahoma City.
Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond.