Ottis Burton's Story
Ottis Burton Parsons, 83, husband of Alma Ledford Parsons of London, Ky., passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at Baptist Health Lexington.
He was a supervisor for Kentucky Utilities and a member of Fariston United Baptist Church.
He was the father of Harvey Parsons and wife Freda Lynn of Somerset, Ky,, Jill Lawson and husband Mike of London, Barry Joseph Parsons of Hurricane, W. Va., and Eric Burton Parsons of London; the brother of Mattie Lou Proffitt of Huntsville, Ala., Juanita Sheriff of Lexington, Ky., J.R. Parsons of Destin, Fla., and Don Parsons of Campton, Ga. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Wade Parsons, David Parsons, Casey Helton, Jacob Lawson, Jarrod Harrington, McKenzie Parsons, and Joey Parsons. He was also blessed with seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther Parsons and Sarah Garland Parsons; his siblings, Bill Parsons, Carl Parsons, Junior Parsons, Mary Byrd, Thelma Lou Bowles, Lavenia Metcalfe, and Geneva Massey.
Funeral service for Ottis Burton Parsons was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, in London Funeral Home Chapel with George Joseph and Denny Proffitt officiating. Burial followed at McDaniel Cemetery, Laurel County.
Serving as pallbearers were Wade Parsons, David Parsons, Jacob Lawson, Jarrod Harrington, Joey Parsons and Doug Baker.
The family received friends after 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31.
Published on January 3, 2017