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Vernetia Slaughter Parsley

June 23, 1929 — December 31, 2023

Vernetia Slaughter Parsley, age 94 of Rhoda, peacefully departed this life at her residence, with her loved ones by her side on Sunday, December 31, 2023. The Edmonson County native was born on June 23, 1929 to the late Herbert P. and Delphia L. Wolfe Slaughter. She was married for seventy-years to her devoted husband and help mate, Junior Parsley, until they were parted by his death on January 27, 2019. 

 

Vernetia retired after working many years at Eaton Corporation.  She was a member of Beaver Dam United Baptist Church, and when her health permitted, she loved preparing Sunday meals for the men of God and her family.  She also loved traveling across the United States, and had visited the forty-eight contiguous states.

 

She leaves to honor her memory— her children, Roger Parsley (Jeannie) of Brownsville, Randy Parsley (Sherian) of Brownsville and Deanna Vincent (Billy Ray) of Rhoda; grandchildren, Brian Parsley (Heather), Michael Parsley (Kimberly), Tyra Ballance (Bill), Travis Parsley (Jessica), Lana Parsley, Bo Vincent (Ashley) and Emily Bullock (Daniel), along with fifteen great-grandchildren. 

 

Interment will be in Beaver Dam Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to: Beaver Dam Church Cemetery Fund.  

 

VISITATION  

11 AM—8 PM, Wednesday, January 3, 2024

9 AM—1 PM, Thursday, January 4, 2024

Beaver Dam United Baptist Church

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

1 PM, Thursday, January 4, 2024

Beaver Dam United Baptist Church

 

 

- ARRANGEMENTS BY PATTON FUNERAL HOME BROWNSVILLE CHAPEL -

Online condolences can be made at www.pattonfuneralhome.com.

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

11:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Beaver Dam United Baptist Church

4220 Brownsville Rd, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Visitation

Thursday, January 4, 2024

9:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Beaver Dam United Baptist Church

4220 Brownsville Rd, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Beaver Dam United Baptist Church

4220 Brownsville Rd, Brownsville, KY 42210

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