Tressie Faye Young Parsons

Tressie Faye Young Parsons, 85, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Arlington, TX. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Highland Heights United Methodist Church, 1801 Lamar Street in Sweetwater, TX, with the Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2012 at McCoy Funeral Home.Tressie Faye Young Parsons was born in 1927 to Jim and Idora Young on a farm in Jones County. She married Tommy Parsons Jan. 16, 1944, in Roswell, NM and their daughter Frances was born in 1947. They lived in Sylvester, TX until 1956 when they moved to Sweetwater.Faye worked at the post office in Sylvester and as a school cafeteria cook in Sweetwater. She enjoyed cooking, needle work and visiting with friends and family.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tommy; brother, Kenneth Young; and sister, Lola Young Johnson.Survivors include her daughter, Frances and son-in-law Bob Rucker of Arlington; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.Online condolences may be expressed at