Alvina Theara Parsons |

Alvina Theara Parsons

Alvina Theara Parsons

Alvina Parsons, 76, of Rifle, passed away Sept. 18, 2008, surrounded by her loving family.Alvina was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Madeline Falls, Wash., to John Edward and Viola (Parent) Freeman. She married Otis Parsons, and together they had seven children. Alvina worked as a cook for Kalispell Regional Hospital for most of her life. She moved to the valley two years ago from Kalispell, Mont., to spend more time with her family members.Alvina was preceded in death by her husband and by son Larry Parsons.She is survived by sons Mike and Roscoe Parsons; daughters Diane Roberts, Donna Sealy, Marilyn Robinson and Karen Knupp; brother Ralph Freeman; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

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