Stevens & Grass Funeral Home

4203 Salines Dr, Malden, WV


Eleanor Mazzella Parsons

September 26, 1928November 20, 2019

Eleanor Mazzella Parsons, 91 of Charleston passed away Wednesday November 20, 2019 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

Eleanor was born at Camden on Gauley, WV on September 26, 1928 to the late Silverio and Margarita Feola Mazzella. She was a retired Secretary with the Kanawha County Board of Education having last worked at Ruffner Elementary School. Eleanor was a member of the Charleston Mountain Mission and was an avid gardener.

Along with her parents Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman R. Parsons; daughter, Joyce S. Parsons; sisters, Connie Tagliamonte and Phyllis Mazzella; brothers, Daniel and Sylvester Mazzella.

She is survived by her siblings, John Mazzella of Colorado Springs, CO, Amelia Garnes and Joe Mazzella both of Charleston; and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

There will be no visitation and a Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday November 23, 2019 at the WV Memorial Mausoleum Chapel of Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes with Rev. Joe Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens.

The family request that flowers be omitted and a memorial contribution be made to the American Cancer Society 3508 Staunton Avenue, Charleston, WV 25314.

The online guest book can be accessed at www.stevensandgrass.com.

Stevens and Grass Funeral Home, Malden is in charge of arrangements.


  • John Mazzella, Brother
  • Amelia Garnes, Sister
  • Joe Mazzella, Brother
  • Silverio Mazzella, Father (deceased)
  • Margarita Feola Mazzella, Mother (deceased)
  • Thurman R. Parsons, Husband (deceased)
  • Joyce S. Parsons, Daughter (deceased)
  • Connie Tagliamonte, Sister (deceased)
  • Phyllis Mazzella, Sister (deceased)
  • Daniel Mazzella, Brother (deceased)
  • Sylvester Mazzella, Brother (deceased)
  • Mrs. Parsons is also survived by several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 23, 2019


Eleanor Mazzella Parsons

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Kanawha County Retired School Employees

December 1, 2019

The West Virginia and Kanawha County Associations of Retired School Employees extend their sincere sympathy to you, the family, in your sorrow. Blessings to all.