Conroy Funeral Home

Rita Ann Parsons



Private Service
Parsons, Rita Ann, 85, of Springfield, passed away at 11:18 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 in Wooded Glen. She was born in Springfield on November 3, 1934 the daughter of Herschell and Edith (Thornton) Porter. She retired from International Harvester and Center City International on February 28, 2004, after 49 years of working as an accounting clerk. She was a member of the American Business Women’s Association for over 50 years, Treasurer of the Teamsters Retirees and a former member of Grace United Methodist Church. Survivors include her three step-children, David (Jill) Parsons, Sue (Larry) Moore and Gwen (Chris) Ammons; five grandchildren, Caleigh, Larry, Jr., Carrie, Amy and Chris, Jr.; seven great grandchildren, Brett, Caleb, Jeremiah, Lucy, Beth, Madison and Charlotte and very dear friend, Carol Rader, who lived with Rita for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Parsons, whom she married on June 4, 1963. Special thanks to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton and Wooded Glen for their excellent care. A private family service will be held at CONROY FUNERAL HOME with Pastors Richard Blevins and Richard Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.

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Thoughts & prayers to the Parsons family...Sue, Dave & Gwen. Aunt Rita and Uncle Roy were always fun to be around. They are together again in a wonderful place away from this coronavirus, protestors and other health issues. RIP, Aunt Rita. Give a hug to Uncle Roy and my mom, Clarice.

- Jimmy & Clereen Brunty, Saturday August 1st, 2020

Rita was special aunt and a loving wife to my uncle Roy. We visited and had fun trips with them. She loved her family and gave hugs freely. Rest in peace. Love Carole

- Carole Parsons,Shores , Thursday July 30th, 2020

Rita was my dear friend and coworker at Center City. I have so many great memories of Rita and will never forget her. Rest In Peace my dear friend 💔🙏

- Sue Clay, Wednesday July 29th, 2020

Rita was a special friend, knew her since she worked in Springfield with my Dad, before 1963. Blessings to you our good friend. Heavenly Hugs - John & Sue Wilson 💕

- John & Sue Wilson, Wednesday July 29th, 2020