Anna Mae Parsons
Anna Mae Parsons age 100, of Quincy died on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 6:21 a.m. in Blessing Hospital. Anna Mae was born September 23, 1916 in Carlinville, IL (a daughter of William Edward and Laura B. Herrick Schoenherr). She married George Edgar Parsons on November 26, 1936 in Kankakee, IL and he preceded her in death on April 26, 1998.
Mrs. Parsons was a homemaker and in the late 1960's she worked as a librarian at the Quincy Public Library. She attended 2 years of college at Blackburn College.
She and her husband George were greatly involved in getting the Quincy Area Project started, with the purpose of personalizing youth services and building neighborhood committees to develop positive support for young people.
Anna Mae was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister Eva Marie Swenson, two brothers George and Herrick Schoenherr and, this past July 4th, by her youngest son, Phil Scott Parsons.
Survivors include Scott's wife Linda Duesterhaus; grandchildren Zack Parsons of Round Lake Heights, IL, and Lily and Gabe Parsons of Tipp City, OH; great-great-grandchildren, Malcolm and Sebastian Parsons of Round Lake Heights, IL and Anna Mae's oldest son, William Stewart Parsons of La Jolla, CA; his wife Grace Bell Parsons, grandson Christopher Parsons and great-grandaughter (little) Anna Mae.
Anna Mae had a wonderful spirit…always made everyone who came to visit feel so special. She enjoyed people and having her kitchen round table full of activity. She was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
PLEASE NOTE THE DATE OF OCTOBER 28TH. A celebration of Anna Mae's life will be held on Saturday October 28th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
2701 College Avenue.
Mary jane ayers
- Until we meet again those special memories of you will always bring a smile ,if only I could bring you back for just a little bit than we could talk like we used to every day .you always meant so much to aaron jhak and I .you will be in our hearts forever.
Gone but you're never forgotten.
Rest in heaven dearest
- Dennis and Deborah Powell
- We are so sorry for your loss. Anna Mae was a very special person. May God grant your family peace and comfort during your time of loss and sorrow. God gained another angel.