Myra Ruth (Hilton) Parsons

March 21, 1929 ~ October 19, 2019 (age 90)


Myra Ruth Parsons, 90, of Van Wert, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 1:54 PM on October 19, 2019 at Van Wert Manor surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 21, 1929 in, Portland, Indiana to the late Claude C. and Margaret (Vorhis) Hilton. On July 6, 1947, she married Kenneth Parsons, who preceded her in death. Together, they shared many years of memories.

Mrs. Parsons enjoyed reading her bible, sewing and playing the piano. She also loved going fishing and attending garage sales with her husband.

She is survived by her children: Kenneth L. (Mirna) Parsons Jr. of FL; Penny R. (Phil) Ramos of Van Wert; Linda (William) Short of Spencerville; Sheryl Tope of Van Wert; Janice (Dean) Bodle of Scott; Steven (Donna) Parsons of Middle Point; Darla (Dale) Sanderson of Middle Point; Karen (Bruce) Workman of Van Wert; brother, Richard C. Hilton of Fort Wayne; 24 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Parsons was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Silance-Taylor; brother, Robert E. Hilton, sisters, Margaret Carol DeWitt, Laura Catherine Schaadt and Cora Naomi Hilton; 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren

A memorial dinner was held in Mrs. Parsons honor on Monday, October 21, 2019. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Myra`s memory may made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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Funeral arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891

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