Ruth Walker Parsons
January 12, 2017
A celebration of life service for Ruth Wray Bramlett Walker Parsons, 91,
was Sun., Jan. 15, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with
Bro. Terry Nappier and Bro. Dewitt Crow officiating and Peck Funeral Home
Burial was in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Parsons died Thur., Jan. 12, 2017, at Summerford Nursing Home
surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 2, 1925, in Morgan County
to Autna Wray and Eddie Mae (Overstreet) Wray. She loved her family and friends, her church and her Lord. She worked most of her life at various jobs including The Arsenal, Oak Ridge Grocery, Super
X, Walmart and as a senior companion. She was a great cook, specializing in
chicken and dumplings and desserts like chocolate pie, preparing many for
family and for church suppers at Southwest Baptist Church in Hartselle. She
loved to play Rook, grow flowers and plants and just being outside. She was
active in teaching classes at Walden’s Chapel, Lebanon Baptist and Southwest
Baptist Church. Her smile and kindness will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Thomas Bramlett, Calvin Walker and Paul Parsons; a son, Michael Glenn Walker; three sisters, Modell Garrison, Marie
Bramlett and Montez Wray; and a brother, Selvin G. Wray.
She is survived by her children, Ken Bramlett (Georgia), Harvey “Buddy”
Walker (Joyce), Gary Walker (Joan) and Lisa Lawrence (Johnny),
eight grandchildren, Mark Bramlett (Katie), Steve Bramlett (Maria),
Kelly Holladay, Kim Young (Michael), Wendy Foster (Daryl), Wesley Walker,
Kendra Spiller (Jay) and Madison Newton; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Dr. Ghandi, the nurses and all the caregivers
at Summerford Nursing Home for their loving care.