Virginia G. Parsons


Virginia G. Parsons, 91, of Walton passed away May 26, 2024, at Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Delhi. Virginia was a cherished member of the community, known for her warm smile, kind heart, and unwavering dedication to those around her.

Virginia was born on Sept. 9, 1932, the daughter of the late Walter N. Gray and Earla M. Houhtaling in Bloomville.

Virginia spent many joyful years working at the Walton Pharmacy as a clerk, where she brightened the days of customers and colleagues alike with her friendly demeanor. A talented and creative individual, she found immense joy in crocheting, reading, and square dancing, embracing the beauty of simplicity and the rhythm of life, as she delighted in telling jokes and sharing laughter with friends and family. Alongside her loving husband and children, she created cherished memories through camping trips and adventures, instilling a sense of togetherness that will forever be remembered. She also sold Avon, drove school bus, and traveled to Texas.

Virginia is survived by her loving family, her children, Diane (Tom) Marble of South Carolina, Jane (Mark) Ward of Walton, Susan (Garry) Cahill of Walton, and Patricia (Paul Jurjens) Parsons of Walton; her grandchildren Robert, Ryan, Rebecca, Tricia, Dana, Amanda, Jake, Jason, Jeffrey, Greg, Erica, Brian, Jenna, and her step-grandchildren Jeff and Chris. She is also survived by her sister, Eleanor McKee of Delhi.

Virgina was predeceased by her husband Robert Parsons, her parents Walter and Earla, granddaughter, Christa, her two sons James R. Parsons and Donald Parsons, her sister Lillian Barnhart, her sister-in-law Mary Parsons of Sidney Center, and brother-in-law Dick Yarnes of Walton.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff and doctor on Elm unit for their compassion and care.

A graveside service will take place Sunday, June 30 at 11 a.m. at the Walton Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton. Expressions of sympathy may be made at