Joan Lee Parsons
Joan Lee Parsons passed from this world to her home in heaven on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Joan was 77, born April 21, 1942, in Mount Hope, WV. She was the daughter of the late Pearlie and Grace Elmore. She was married to the late Larry Browning Parsons.

Joan lived life to the fullest; she enjoyed gardening, spending time with family and friends, and especially loved and adored her grandchildren. She was a Christian by faith.

She is preceded in death by son, David Brent Parsons, grandson, Bryan Addison Parsons, granddaughter, Hannah Ashley Parsons, sister, Betty Grace Spangler, and two brothers, Donald Elmore and Grant Elmore.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Bryan Parsons (Betsy Parsons) of Fayetteville, WV, Bruce Parsons (Retha Parsons) of Fayetteville, WV, Joni Bible (Blake Bible) of Bybee, TN, her grandchildren, Jessica Parsons, Brittany Farmer (Mike Farmer), David Parsons, Nolan Bible, Ian Bible, and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV. Funeral services will commence at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jackie Pittman officiating. Graveside services will follow in the Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, WV. Pall bearers will be Jacob Milam, Nick Milam, David Parsons, Sam Parsons, Jonathan Parsons and Christian Tomlin.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Fayetteville Church of God and/or Gatewood Church of God Youth Group Program.

Online condolences and other information available at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV will be assisting the family.
Published on October 21, 2019


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Gary Wilson
Oct 22, 2019
So sorry to hear the news about your mother. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies and know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
John Wilson
Oct 22, 2019
Fall Fantasia was purchased for the family of Joan Lee Parsons by John Wilson.  Send flowers
Pete and Connie Rhodes
Oct 22, 2019
It’s with great sadness we learned of Joan’s passing. Condolences to all of Joan’s family. Joan was a good friend who always made us laugh. She will be greatly missed.