Doris Eileen Parsons, 85, of Inman passed away at 2:15 a.m., Friday (Sept. 13, 2019) peacefully, at Pleasant View Home.

Doris was born in rural Alta Vista on May 20, 1934, a daughter of Lawrence Lee and Leah Dorothea (Syring) Bradley.

Doris attended the Alta Vista schools and graduated from Alta Vista High School, Alta Vista, Kansas in 1952. She then attended Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kansas.

Doris was a homemaker and she took great pride in providing for her family in this manner.  She also worked as a secretary for School District 399, Paradise, Kansas, was City Clerk for the City of Natoma, Kansas. She did a variety of clerical jobs and enjoyed baby-sitting her two grandsons.

Doris enjoyed playing the piano, going to church, and spending time with her family.

Doris Eileen Bradley was united in marriage to Billy Lee Parsons on Dec. 5, 1953, at Topeka. The young couple established their first home together in Topeka. This union was blessed with the birth of five children, two sons and three daughters, Tony, Beverly, Jay, Lori and Meredith

She is survived by her husband Billy Parsons, of Inman, Kansas; her children, Tony Parsons, of Victoria, Kansas, Beverly Parsons, of Inman, Kansas, Jay Parsons and his Fiancée Sharena, of Inman, Kansas, Lori Parsons, of Kansas City, Missouri, Meredith Roblez and her husband JR, of Overland Park, Kansas; her sister Ardyce Schrader, of Alma, Kansas. She is also survived by her two grandchildren, Anthony Parsons and Camien Parsons.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents and brother, William Bradley.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 18, 2019) at Glidden-Ediger Chapel, McPherson.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 19, 2019) at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson with Pastor Paul Long officiating. 

A graveside service will be held at 3  p.m. at Alta Vista Cemetery Alta Vista.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer Association and they can be sent to Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Ks. 67460.