Clifford E. Parsons
1972 - 2021
Heavenly Gates Funeral Home
1339 Jewell Street
Shreveport, LA
Mr. Clifford E. Parsons

Texas - A Memorial Service to honor and celebrate the life of Mr. Clifford Earl Parsons will be at Little Union Baptist Church, 1846 Milam Street in Shreveport, LA Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 5:00 P.M. Asriel G. McLain, Associate Pastor, of Little Union Baptist Church will officiate the service.

Clifford was born April 24, 1972 in Bossier, City Louisiana at Barksdale Air Force Base Medical Center to Master Sergeant and Mrs. Charles Edward Parsons Sr. However his roots were planted in Shreveport, LA.

Clifford confessed Christ at an early age and was baptized at Little Union Baptist Church under the guidance of the late Reverend C.C. McLain.

Clifford attended Judson Elementary School, Fair Park High School, and Northwestern State University and was a former Army Reservist. He established his residency in Texas to pursue his culinary dreams and graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Dallas Texas.

Fondly known as "The Bleu Chef," Clifford soared in the culinary world until Sunday, July 18, 2021 when he ascended to serve in his Heavenly Home.

He was preceded in death by his father, Master Sergeant, Charles Edward Parsons Sr., his paternal grandparents, Charlie and Mary Lillian Latson Parsons, and maternal grandparents Hilton and Marguerite Macklin.

Earth has no sorrow that the heavenly father cannot heal.

Our baby brother Clifford Earl, is survived by our adorning mother, Mrs. Charles Etta Parsons; brother, Charles Parsons Jr. (Norine) Saint Paul, MN; sisters, Marguerite D. Ross (Glenn), Peoria, IL; MeGail D. Parsons, Lillian R. Parsons, Patricia Y. Parsons, and his most loving nephew, Michael D. Parsons (Jaretta), all of Shreveport, LA.

Clifford cherished the love from his children: Cameron E. Parsons, Los Angeles, CA; Tyler Johnson, Austin, TX; Carrington E. Parsons, Chloe D. Parsons and Caytie F. Parsons, all of Shreveport, LA, and a special friendship with Anika, his first love and former wife.

Clifford also enjoyed the awesome family gatherings with niece and nephews Valerie A. Ross, Peoria, IL; Charles E. Parsons III (Charity), Baton Rouge, LA; James E. Ross (Debbie), San Diego, CA and was always prepared to whip up a special dish for any family gathering.

Clifford will forever be treasured and affectionately love by a multitude of cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, childhood friends, classmates, Army buddies and Chefs.

Due to the COVID-19 and Delta variant viruses, facemasks are requested.

Published by Shreveport Times from Jul. 23 to Jul. 27, 2021.
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Memorial service
Little Union Baptist Church
1846 Milam Street, Shreveport, LA
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On behalf of the Barnes´ family (former neighbors on Oakcrest Dr) please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers!
Johnnie W Barnes
July 30, 2021
My prayers are with the family! I knew Clifford because he´s my cousins father! Whenever you saw him he would have a smile on his face and he would speak to you also
Stephanie Douglas
July 27, 2021
Clifford was my very 1st "best friend". We attended Judson Elementary school together and formed a bond like brothers. Either he was at my house or i was at his on weekends. Our fun in Mr. Larmar's class was nothing short of legendary! From sports to girls to good ole breakdancing, it was always me and Cliff leading the way.. Bro i love you man. My best times in life were those childhood days. I will carry your memory with me until i see you again. And i will keep your family in prayer every night along with my own. Rest easy my brother. You will be missed.
Derrick D Davis
July 24, 2021
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