Jacqueline Parsons, 88

Jacqueline Parsons, 88, of Chelsea, Ala., formerly of Newell passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

Born Oct. 25, 1928 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Nellie (Lambright) Melott.

She was a member of the Westport Road Church of Christ and the Virginia Ave. Church of Christ.

Surviving are her daughter, Anne (Bob) Peters of Chelsea, Ala.; three grandchildren, Dionna (Joey) Stanton of Ala., Elizabeth (Steve) Phillips, of Va. and Bonnie Parsons Garrison of Va.; seven great-grandchildren, Zachary, Luke, and Clay all of Ala., also Jason, Kaesey, Morgan and Taylor all of Va.; sisters, Betty Gribbon of East Liverpool, Nancy Bowers of East Liverpool, Claudie Pierson of N.H., Twila Flara of Newell and Linda Parker of Mo.; and brothers, John Melott and Keith Hebron of Ohio;

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Parsons; a son, Ed Parsons; sisters, Emily Widdle, Dorcas Crawford and Mary Hughes; and brothers, Terry and Charles Melott.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, from noon until time of funeral services at 1 p.m. at Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, W.Va. Private Interment will follow in Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester, W.Va.