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Wanda Sue Parrott, American Writer, journalist. Avocation: pets. F C. Recipient Gold Kettle award Salvation Army, 1994-1999.


Parrott, Wanda Sue was born on February 12, 1935 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of William Raymond and Lois Marie (Cain) Childress.


Associate of Arts, Citrus College, 1954. Journalism certified, Los Angeles Evening Adult College, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Communications, Colegium Orthogenesis, 1961.

Doctor of Divinity in Comparative Religion, Universal Life Church, 1974.


Technical writer aerospace industry, Southern California, 1965-1967;journalist, Hearst Corporation/Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, 1967-1974;journalist, Daily News subsidiary Chicago Tribune, 1977-1979;journalist, Association Valley Publs., 1980-1982;journalist, Senior Living Newspapers, 1992-1999.


  • Avocation: pets. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Co-producer Golden Words, 1993-2008. Co-author: How to Try Your Own Case in Court. And Win!, 1997, There's A Spirit in the Kitchen, 2001.

      Author: Springfield Soliloquy- The Trail of Tears-Missouri, 2004.


Co-founder, producer national annual Senior Poet Laureate Poetry Competition. Founder Springfield Writers' Workshop, 1992. Founder Amy Kitchener's Angels Without Wings Foundation.

Fellow Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis (master of lodge 1984-1985), Springfield Writers' Guild (board directors, past president), Missouri Writers' Guild (past secretary-treasurer), Book Publicists of Southern California, Missouri State Poetry Society (honorary life), National Trail of Tears Assn.


Married Edward Anthony Cyriacus Parrott, December 16, 1962 (divorced 1971). 1 child, Edward Anthony.

William Raymond Childress

Lois Marie (Cain) Childress

Edward Anthony Cyriacus Parrott

Edward Anthony Parrott