Feb. 16, 1974―Jan. 8, 2014
Wade Anthony Parsons, 39, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 8, 2014. Funeral services were held Jan. 10 from the Chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Pastor Mark Hall officiated.
He was born Feb. 16, 1974, in Crossville, the son of Robert and Jeanette Winningham Parsons. He was self employed. He was also of the Baptist faith and attended Dripping Springs Independent Baptist Church. Wade loved the outdoors, especially coon and deer hunting. He will be forever remembered in this county as the record holder of several achievements during his basketball career at CCHS. The community greatly enjoyed attending all the games, watching him play and cheering for him.
He is survived by his father and mother, Robert and Jeanette Parsons of Crossville; sons, Jake Parsons and Brandon Hawkins of Cookeville; daughter, Baylee Parsons of Cookeville; sister, Jyl Shaver and her husband, Darren, of Crossville; maternal grandmother, Juanita Winningham of Crossville; and niece and nephew, Macy and Harley Shaver of Crossville.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Grover Jr. and Geraldine Parsons; maternal grandfather, Albert Winningham; and aunt, Brenda Parsons Wyatt.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Feb. 16, 1974―Jan. 8, 2014
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