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Information for Franklin Murat Parsons
8 December, 1914 - 4 March, 1986
The Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1986
Buried in Hillcrest Cemetery

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Franklin Parsons
    Memorial services for Franklin Murat Parsons, 71, of Nampa, formerly of Garden City, KanĄ who died Tuesday, March 4, at the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, at the Nampa Valley Christian Church. 1210 N. Middleton Road.
    Sam Harsin, pastor of the church, will officiate.  Private family interment preceded the services.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mr. Parsons was born on Dec. 8, 1914, to Elmer Wellington and Mary E. Bobbitt Parsons, at Harper County, Kan., where he was reared and educated.
    After his schooling, he farmed with his parents.
    He married Nellie Mae Stevens June 25, 1939, in Harper, where they farmed.   In 1969 they moved to Wichita, Kan., where he was a carpenter and his wife completed her education for teaching.  In 1970, they moved to Garden City, Kan., where he worked in construction as a carpenter and painter.
    They retired in 1985 and moved to Nampa, where they had since made their home.
    Mr. Parsons was a member of the Nampa Valley Christian Church.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters and their husbands, Glennis and Lawrence Thomas of Anthony, Kan., and Shiryl and James Scaggs of Meridian; a brother, John R. Parsons of Kingman, Kan.; and five grandchildren, Kara Thomas, and Jaime, Jared, Jeremy and Justin Scaggs, all of Meridian.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a sister.
    Memorials may be made to the Nampa Valley Christian Church, 1210 N. Middleton Road, Nampa 83651.

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