Obit: Jay Parsons

Obit: Jay Parsons

January 10th, 2019 in Obituaries
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It is with deepest sadness that the family of Jay (James W.) Parsons must announce his passing after a heart attack while on a family cruise in Cozumel, Mexico on Jan. 3, 2019. Jay, a resident the Chattanooga area for 48 years, was born in Birmingham, Ala., on June 10, 1943, and passed at the age of 75. A retiree of TVA, Jay filled his time by enjoying his family, model ship building, travel, music, photography, and numerous volunteer positions. Jay will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 48 years, Linda Moore Parsons, and his children and their spouses, Penny Jo and Roby Chaney, of Lithia Springs, Ga., John and Nancy Parsons, of Hixson, Tenn., and Wade and Kate Parsons, of Ooltewah, Tenn.; his three grandchildren, Cooper, Caroline, and Tripp will profoundly miss their Papa. His loss will be mourned by his sister Sue Wells and numerous nieces and nephews, extended family, and cherished friends. Jay was preceded in passing by his parents, John Howard and Floreine Parsons who welcomed him with open arms. Family and Friends will celebrate the life of Jay Parsons at Chattanooga Funeral Home’s North Chapel with visitation on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. and a service on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. Should family and friends desire, memorial contributions can be made in Jay’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Arrangements are held by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com


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