Rachel Mae Coughenour Parsley

Published 3:03 pm Monday, August 23, 2021

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Mrs. Rachel Mae Coughenour Parsley, 86, of Flat Rock Road, Mocksville, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021 at her home.

She was born on July 2, 1935 in Rowan County to the late Adam William and Savannah Mae Coates Coughenour.

Mrs. Parsley had been a member of Edgewood Baptist Church where she had served in many capacities and was a member of Victory Baptist Church. She graduated from Spencer High School, Class of ’53. She retired from Real Reel Corp. in Salisbury after 35 years. She enjoyed flowers and hummingbirds.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Thomas Edward Parsley; a daughter, Teresa Fox; a son, Dale Parsley; and her pet dog, Tango.

Survivors: 3 grandchildren, Brad Parsley (Katie), Amanda Fox and Thomas Parsley (Michele); a daughter-in-law, Donna Parsley of Mocksville; a son-in-law, Paul Fox of Statesville; and 8 great-grandchildren, Brandy Madison (Brodi), Kayla Swicegood, Christopher Ranck, Elizabeth Ranck, Sara Parsley, Lena Parsley, Clara Parsley and Anna Parsley.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 26 at Rowan Memorial Park with the Revs. Shelby Harbour and Johnny Oceguera officiating. Friends paid their respects from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Victory Baptist, PO Box 686, Cooleemee; or to Trellis Supportive Care, 377 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.