Lenora “Grandma Lee” Parsons Harris Miller, age 84, of Glenville, (Camden Flats Community), departed this life in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 25, 2019 at her residence, with her loving family by her side.
She was born February 17, 1935 in Gilmer County, daughter of the late Delbert and Geneva Duelley Parsons.
During her working life, Lenora worked a number of jobs around the country, but locally she was known for working at Kinney Shoe Factory and was currently employed as a Foster Grandmother at the Gilmer County Elementary School in the classroom of Julie Perrin.
In her spare time, Lenora enjoyed crocheting, quilting, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. She especially loved children, whether it was caring for her own or children in the classroom, she loved them all.
In 1969, Lenora was united in marriage to Kenneth “Kenney” Harris, who preceded her in death in August of 1997. In 1999, she was also united in marriage to Rolland (Pod) Miller, who preceded her in death in May of 2004.
Surviving are three children, Sandy Simpson and husband Earl, of Wideman, AR, Mary Lou Bush, of Grantsville, and Larry “Butch” Tallhamer and wife Jackie, of Harrisville, three brothers, Jessie, Steven (Bub), and Jack Parsons, and seven sisters, Madeline Duskey, Kay Peters, Greta Peters, Wanda Accord, Cora Kimes, Trish Kniceley, and Hallie Minney.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and other special family and friends.
Along with her parents and husbands, Lenora is preceded in death by three siblings, Pearl, Eddie, and Chester Parsons.
A funeral service was conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV; 26351 at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Rev. Ronzel Roberts officiated. Burial followed in the Collins Community Cemetery in Stumptown. Friends were received from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday Evening at the mortuary in Glenville.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. was honored to assist the family of Lenora “Lee” Parsons Harris Miller with arrangements.”