|Theda Joyce Parsons|
|My amazing Dad and Grandma|
|At my Dad's induction ceremony into the Franklin High School Athletics Hall of Fame. |
Grandma was the nation's leading scorer in basketball and was recruited to play on the
first professional women's basketball team, The All-American Red Heads.
|My sweet babies with Grandma. Oh how they loved her and she loved them.|
I miss her. We all miss her. She was pure light.
And I know for a fact that without the influence of the strong women role models in my family, like Grandma Theda, Grandma Juanita and my Mom, I wouldn't have a furniture business.
I wouldn't have been able to weather multiple storms this past year. I wouldn't be who I am today.
I love her dearly and will miss her every day.
Theda Joyce Parsons, age 83, of Miamisburg, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 surrounded by family at Sycamore Hospital. Born on May 9, 1928 to Ruby and Harve Parsons, Theda grew up in St. Charles, VA with eight brothers and sisters. While in high school, she was named the nation's leading scorer for girls' basketball and was invited to join the first women's professional basketball team, The All American Red Heads. Her love for athletics continued throughout her life as she was an activ