Jean Lightfoot Robinson Parsons, 78, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, N.C.
She was born Aug. 24, 1934, in Bombay, India, to the late John E. and Marjorie Dorene Ducasse' Lightfoot Robinson.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Walter F. Parsons of the home, two daughters, Debra P. Buchanan and Peggie P. Powell, both of Martinsville; and two grandchildren.
A funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Roselawn Chapel with Pastor Bud Sedwick officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Burial Park.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the service and at other times at the home of her daughter, Debra Buchanan at 265 Station Drive, Martinsville.
Roselawn Chapel is handling arrangements.
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2013