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Verna Lee Parsons

Female 1921 - 1978  (56 years)


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  • Name Verna Lee Parsons 
    Born 13 Nov 1921  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Apr 1978  [1
    Notes 

    • The Charleston Gazette, Tuesday, April 18, 1978, page 12A:

      Ripley - MRS. VERNA LEE MANGUS, 56, of Ripley, died Sunday in Jackson General Hospital after a short illness.

      Surviving: sons, Earl of Kenna, James of Kentuck; daughters, Mrs. Virginia Ann Fisher and Mrs. Janet Casto, both of Staats Mill; sisters, Mrs. Kenna Shields [Wavie] and Mrs. Ollie Harris, both of Ripley, Mrs. Erma Casto of Kentuck, Mrs. Veda Smith and Mrs. Esta Parsons, both of Charleston; brothers, Richard and Roscoe Parsons, both of Kenna, Cleo Parsons of Harmony, Winford of Charleston; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

      Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Parsons Funeral Home, Ripley, with the Rev. Buck Burdette officiating. Burial will be in Fairplane Cemetery. Friends may call today at the funeral home.

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      There are 3 tombstones in the Fairplain Cemetery that are just alike and side by side: Verna Lee Mangus b. 1921, d. 1978, George Russell Casto, b. 1955, d. 1974 and Mary Lou Casto, b. 1953, d. 1961.
    Person ID I6334  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2008 

    Father Archibald Asbury Parsons,   b. Nov 1878, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Cora Bell Gibson,   b. 14 Aug 1879, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1955  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1899  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • 1900 Ripley Dist, Jackson, WV # 162-171
      Archie A, 11/1878, 0y
      Cora B, 8/1879, 1-1
      Roscoe L, 4/1898
      Thompson, Rebecca, bd, 9/1872 , 3-3
      Lillie, da, 6/1895
      Dovie, da, 5/1897
      Walter, sn, 9/1899

      1910 Jackson co WV [next after Adam G]
      Parsons, Archie A 32 M2 10y
      Cora B 30 M1 10 y 8-7 children
      Roscoe L 12
      Ollie M 9
      Cleo 7
      Green B 5
      Lucy 2
      Esta 1 5/12

      1920 Fairplain Precinct of Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, WV # 102
      Parsons, AA 41
      Cora B 40
      Roscoe L 21
      Cleo 16 son
      Greenberry 14
      Lucy 12
      Esta 11
      Vada A 10
      Ivy 8
      George W 6
      John 4
      Ermie 3 dau
      Wavie 0.4 da

      1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 126-127
      Parsons, Archie A 51 m age 20
      Cora 50 m age 20
      Ivy E da 17
      George W son 16
      John R son 14
      Erma B da 12
      Wavy J da 10
      Vernie L da 8

      JCBR:
      PARSONS, Roscoe Leonard 4/5/1897 Archie Asbury & Cora Belle (Gipson) Parsons Kenna (f&mpob) WV.
      PARSONS. L.M. 10/15/1898 A.L. & C.E. Parsons Parchment Valley Farmer- (m)
      PARSONS, Ollie Mae 1/5/1901 Arch A. & Cora Belle (Gibson) Parsons Kenna (f&mpob) WV. @
      PARSONS. 4/1/1904 Arch & Cora Parsons Jackson Co. (rn)
      PARSONS, 6/13/1905 Arch & Cora Parsons Kenna (m)
      PARSONS, Lucy Alma 3/7/1907 Arch A: & Cora Belle (Gibson) Kenna (f&mpob) WV. @
      PARSONS, Esta Louise 10/28/1908 Archie A. & Cora B. Parsons Plum Orchard
      PARSONS. Vada Alice 4/21/1910 Arch A. & Cora Parsons Kenna
      PARSONS. Geo. W. 3/5/1914 Arch & Cora Parsons Kenna
      PARSONS. Richard 8/21/1915 Archie A. & Cora P. (Gibson) Parsons Kenna (f&mpob) WV. @
      PARSONS, Erma 10/12/1916 Arch & Cora Parsons Kenna
      Parsons, C A 4/22/1918, AA & Cora B Parsons, Ripley Dist (m)
    Family ID F6440  Group Sheet

    Family James Harlen Casto,   b. 26 Feb 1921,   d. 12 Oct 1992  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Earl Eugene Casto
     2. James Paul Casto
     3. Virginia Ann Casto
     4. Janet Casto
     5. Mary Lou Casto,   b. 1953,   d. 1961  (Age 8 years)
     6. George Russell Casto,   b. 1955,   d. 1974  (Age 19 years)
    Family ID F2166  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] David Skeen.

    2. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.