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Agnes Eugenia Parsons Edit Profile

also known as Agene Parsons

Agnes Eugenia Parsons, American community health nurse.


Parsons, Agnes Eugenia was born on September 13, 1936 in Moorehead, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Oscar Eugene and Sara Elizabeth (Woodruff) Stephens.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University Tennessee, 1958. Postgraduate, University Tennessee, 1964. Master in Public Health, Loma Linda (California) University, 1984.


Staff nurse labor and delivery, Methodist Hospital, Memphis, 1958;instructor obstetrics, Fort Sanders Hospital School Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1958-1959;supervisor labor and delivery, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee, 1958-1959;instructor medical-surgical nursing, St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Knoxville, 1959-1963;staff nurse home care department health, Chattanooga Hamilton County, 1977-1980;supervisor home care department health, Chattanooga Hamilton County, 1980-1984;chairman home care department health, Chattanooga Hamilton County, 1984-1987;administrator, ResCare Home Health, Inc., 1987-1991;director operations, ResCare Home Health, Inc., 1991-1993;corporation transition specialist, since 1993. President In Home Superior vena cava syndrome Council, Chattanooga, 1987, secretary, 1988-1989. Member homemaker advisory board Family and Children's Superior vena cava syndrome, 1987-1991.

Team member AdultProtective Superior vena cava syndrome, 1985. Speaker in field; program chairman, public health nursing supervisor in-service group department public health State of Tennessee, 1981-1983;home health care advising committee, nurse education advising committee Hospice of Chattanooga, Inc., 1981-1982. Member cancer team Erlanger Medical Center, 1980-1987.

Team member senior adult assessment and counseling services, Chattanooga, 1986-1991.


Volunteer Girl Scouts American, American Red Cross, local Parent-Teachers Association, church activities, 1963-1977. Member American Nurses Association, Tennessee Association Home Health Care (board directors 1984-1988), Greater Chattanooga Home Health Association, Chattanooga Home Health Nursing Association, Tennessee Nurses Association (president district 14 1987), Chattanooga League Nursing (president 1983-1985), National League Nursing, Simga Theta Tau.


Married Charles William Parsons, December 18, 1956. Children: Kara Michelle Parsons Payne, Kristopher Michael, Kevin Myles.