Kathleen Violet Parson

Kathleen Violet Parson, 93, Valley View Home, formerly of Bellwood and Tyrone, died Tuesday morning at the home.

She was born in Pennsylvania Furnace, daughter of James C. and Fanny Fay (Fletcher) Woleslagle. She married Eugene O. Parson, who died Jan. 8, 2006.

Surviving are three daughters: Diann K. Seilhamer of Altoona, Karen L. Wheland of Palmyra and Joyce A. Morris of Tyrone; a son, Gene G. of Coal Township; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Gertrude A. Slavin of Denton, Texas.

She was preceded in death by two sons: James D. and Danny L.; a brother, Gerald Parson; and four sisters, Betty J. Hege, Loretta Martina, LaRue Nothnagle and Miriam Aucker.

Kathleen attended Altoona High School. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, Altoona.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing or service. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Hillside Community Church, Bellwood. Interment will be in Blair Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by Vincent J. Good Funeral Parlor, Bellwood.