Parsons, Alwood

Alwood Andrew (George) Parsons was born at St. Anthony to Jessie and Annie Parsons Jonuary 21st, 1950. Also born to that family were Rueben, deceased, Marthda, deceased, Ross, deceased, Robert, Gladys, and Albert. Albert is twin brother to Alwood. 

Alwood grew up in Roddickton, where he graduated high school/ He was joined in marriage to Celie Randell on July 24th, 1973. To this union was born two children, Deanne and Shane. Alwood was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Alwood took on many different types of employment. He worked as a lumber grader with Canada Bay Lumber Co., as a forestry worker and a teacher. He fished with this brothers, Robert and Albert for approximately 35 years. He was also a fireman for 25 years.

He was a boat builder, carpenter, sports fan, Red Wings fan, dart player, and a cook extraordinaire! Alwood was take from this life tragically on the 21st of September, 2015 in his 65th year. he will be greatly missed by his wife Celie Parsons, Children Deanne (Shane), Shane (Nathalie), Mother-in-law Lily, Brothers Robert (Harriet), Albert (Lavinia), Sister Gladys (Eric), Granddaughters Alexis, Shelby; and a large circle of relatives and friends. Visitation was held at the Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton from where the funeral services were held at 2:00pm on Sunday September 27th, 2015 with Rev. Christopher Hewlett officiating. Burial followed in the New Apostolic Faith Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre‚Äôs Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director.