Winter Haven - Mrs. Avis Parsons, 41, of 941 Piedmont Drive SE, died Saturday ( June 5, 1965 ) night at a Winter Haven Hospital after a short illness. She was a native of Winter Haven, and had attended Winter Haven schools, and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Parsons, 2 daughters, Miss Avis Parsons and Miss Diane Parsons, one son, GRAM PARSONS,and her mother, Mrs. Carl Looker, all of Winter Haven; a sister, Mrs.Daniel F. Hill, of Riviers Beach, and a brother, John A. SNIVELY, Jr. , of Winter Haven.
Avis was the daughter of the late John A. SNIVELY, prominant Polk County citrus grower and processor. ( another link for Gram Parsons )
Lakeland Ledger, Monday, June 7, 1965 page 2