James "Jimmy" Parsons, 76, was born on July 25, 1941, to Homer and Mary Lou Robinson Parsons in Crossville. He passed away on March 4, 2018. Jimmy loved going fishing and camping. He also enjoyed listening to gospel and bluegrass music. Jimmy liked to spend time sitting outside on the porch and watching birds.
He is survived by his wife, Lillie Fox Parsons; sons, Jeffrey Mark Parsons (Patricia Gale) and Ronnie Lee Parsons (Kay); daughters, Polly Ann Robinson (Doug) and Joy Ruth Wilson (Jim); grandchildren, Daniel, Casey and Jamie; great grandchildren, Braelin, Lydia and Chelsea; and sisters, Judy Phillips and Virginia Blaylock.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Mary Lou Robinson Parsons; grandson, Johnathan; brothers, JB, Ted, Tom and Ralph Parsons; and sisters, Barbara Elmore and Betty Hedgecoth.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Jimmy will also be held on Wednesday following visitation. He will be laid to rest in Creston Cemetery.
Published on March 6, 2018