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Louise W. Parsons, 90, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. She was the daughter of Archie C. and Crystal D. Wills of Irvine, Kentucky. She was married to Myron Francis on Aug. 22, 1953. He drowned in a boating accident on Oct. 16, 1955. She married Wayne Beemer on Jan. 10, 1959, and John Parsons on April 16, 1982.
Her siblings are Freeda Wills, Chicago, Emma Lee Watson (James), Chicago, Archie (Betsy) Wills, Kokomo, Sherry Payne (Gary), Peru, and Terry (Linda) Wills, Fort Wayne.
Stepchildren are Joseph (Rose) Parsons, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, James (Anne) Parsons, Madison, Alabama, and Janet Hortowitz, Chicago. She has several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Louise held many positions in the Veteran's Administration during her 37 years of service. Her employment included the veteran's hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, branch office in Chicago, Illinois, and the central office in Washington, District of Columbia. She retired in 1982 as a management analyst in the department of medicine and surgery.
In keeping with her wishes, Louise will be put to rest in Washington, District of Columbia.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
Published on October 5, 2017
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