June 26, 1942 - September 16, 2017
Mabel "Mae" E. Parsons, age 75 of Millville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Inspira Medical Center, Vineland. Born and raised in Millville to the late William Pettit and Chris Pettit-Mason, Mae attended Millville High School and was a lifelong resident. She married Russell C. Parsons, Sr. in 1958, and they shared 60 years of marriage together. She first worked at West Company in Millville, and then was a school bus driver with Sheppard Bus Company for over 30 years. Mae was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Millville. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Shekinah Chapter No. 82 for over 40 years. Mae loved watching her grandchildren, and also greatly enjoyed wintering in Eustis, Florida for over 20 years. During the winter, Mae was a member of the Red Hat Society in Florida. She also loved going to Disney. Most of all, Mae treasured the time that she was able to share with her family and friends. Mae will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Russell C. Parsons, Sr.; three sons, Russell Parsons, Jr. and wife Ruth Ann of Dorchester, Tim Parsons and wife Katrina of Millville, and Steve Parsons of Millville; three special daughters, Beth Parsons, Cindy Williams, and Tracy Boerke; four sisters, Agnes Sanchez, Chris Moore, Mary Coleman, and Margaret Pusey; one brother, Nelson Pettit; eight grandchildren, Jamie Abdill and husband Doug, Nathaniel Parsons and wife Jessica, Gary Parsons, Michael Parsons & Sue, Matthew Parsons & Amanda, Nicole Parsons, Kira Parsons, and Gage Parsons; six great-grandchildren, J.D. and Nicholas Abdill, Mackenzie Parsons, Madison Parsons, Gabriel Parsons, and Jase Parsons; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her son Jimmy; two infant sons, Michael and Gary; and two brothers, Robert Pettit and William Pettit. Funeral Services will be conducted at 12 noon, Friday, September 22, 2017, in the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad Street, Millville. Family and friends will be received in the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday morning from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. There will be an Order of the Eastern Star service on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Millville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 2018 Newcombtown Road, Millville, NJ 08332. Memories and expressions of sympathy for Mabel "Mae" Parsons may be shared on the Obituary Tribute Wall at www.christyfuneralservice.com.
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