Dorothy Anne Parsons

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Dorothy Anne Parsons passed this world on the 21st day of November 2013. Dorothy was born to Walter Dewey Potter and Belle Stately Potter in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Her parents, both teachers, moved from Hazard, KY to Little Rock, AR where Dorothy lived & attended school. She graduated from North Little Rock Senior High School & the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she received her B.A. in education. She also attended Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, University of Delaware, Sam Houston State in Huntsville, TX, and the University of Houston in Houston, TX. After teaching for eight yrs in numerous locations which included Delaware, Jacksonville, Arkansas, Dallas, Little Rock, and Pasadena, TX, she then went back to school at San Jacinto College where she received an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and then a BSN in Nursing from the University of Texas in Galveston. She then went back to the University of Houston where she received a Master's degree in Health Education. After working several years in a doctor's office & working private duty nursing, she went to work as a school nurse with Houston Independent School District. Dorothy still continued to work as a nurse in hospitals which included Southmore Hospital, formerly in Pasadena, TX, and Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, TX. She is preceded by her loving companion, Wynn Westover. She is survived by three sons & one daughter in-in-law; James T. Parsons, Walter D. Parsons & his wife Beverly J. Parsons, & Dr. Joseph Calvin Parsons; she leaves Daniel Parsons, David Parsons, Elizabeth Parsons & Ella Ryan Parsons. She is a long standing member of First Baptist Church, Houston, TX, Eastern Star in Pasadena, TX, Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington Chapter, Texas Association of School Nurses, National Teacher's Association, Texas Teacher's Association & Who's Who in Texas Women. She received many awards, but her most cherished was "Nurse Excellence of the Year 1999" from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Webster, TX. Her main interests included her children, grandchildren, church & missions, children and their need for education. Nursing was her love. She requested no flowers. Graveside Service, Sat., Nov. 30th at 10:30AM in Brookside Memorial Park.


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Published on yourpasadenanews.com from Nov. 24 to Dec. 7, 2013
Dorothy Anne Parsons
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