Wanda Ouida Burks Parsons

Wanda Ouida Burks Parsons, 81, of Benton passed away July 15.  She was born July 24, 1930, in Benton to the late Tommy E. and Ruby Lea Crook Burks.  Wanda was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Euel Parsons; and a brother, Tommy Ray Burks.
She is survived by two daughters, Billie June Lovell and husband Lanny and Sandra Pelton; two sons, Robert Gary Parsons and wife Jan and Terry Parsons and wife Sherry all of Benton; a sister, Martha Lea Tumey of Lake Village; nine grandchildren, Matt Hollowell and wife Kim, Jayme Nalley and husband Dillon, Lani Lovell, Shane Parsons and wife Stephanie, Adam Parsons and wife Becky, Wesley Parsons, Angel Cuffel and husband Joe, Dustin Parsons and Layne Parsons, all of Benton; six great-grandchildren, Clay Cuffel, Hannah Cuffel, Michael Cuffel, McGregor Parsons, Clair Parsons and Andrew Parsons; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at New Friendship Cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the funeral home.
The family will be at 3025 Harrison Roads in Benton.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.