PARSLEY, Amanda Ella (Coffman)

Date of birth: 19 Sep 1885 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 8 Mar 1965 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, March 8, 1965

Ella Parsley Dies Monday Morning
      Mrs. Ella Parsley, widow of the late Walter 
Parsley, died at her home, 420 Herriott Street, 
Monday morning at 1:30 o'clock.
      Funeral services have been arranged for 
2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Vandivier-
Parsley Funeral Home, with burial following 
in Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Friends may call at the funeral home at any 
time after 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon and 
until time for the services.  They are invited 
to attend the rites.
      Mrs. Parsley was born Sept. 19, 1885, in 
Bartholomew County, the daughter of the late
John and Sarah Goetz Coffman, and was educated 
in the Nineveh schools.
      When she was a small child, the family moved 
to Johnson County and the remainder of her life 
was spent here.  In 1955, she moved from her farm 
home to Franklin and made her home with a daughter.
      She became the bride of Mr. Parsley on Jan. 
12, 1910, and four children were born to them.  Mr. 
Parsley died on July 25, 1948.  One son died in 
infancy and another son, Norman Parsley, died on 
April 8, 1960.
      Mrs. Parsley was a member of the Grace Metho-
dist Church.
      Two daughters, Mrs. Burrell (Helen) Chasteen, 
of Orlando, Fla.; Mrs. Lee Hamilton, of Franklin; 
five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren are 
the survivors. 

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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