Eleanor Parsons Brinegar Dagenhart

Posted at 12:19 PM on Sep 29, 2017


Mrs. Eleanor Parsons Brinegar Dagenhart, 88, of Statesville, died Friday, September 29, 2017, at Brookdale Senior Living. Born in Wilkes County on June 24, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Everette Franklin Parsons and Rose Lee Owens Parsons. On November 15, 1947, she married Mr. Homer C. Brinegar who died in 1992. She later married Mr. James Pressley Dagenhart on March 16, 1996, who survives.

Mrs. Dagenhart was a member of Western Avenue Baptist Church. She formerly worked for Northwestern Bank, later First Union Bank and retired from there as a teller and in customer service in 1985. She graduated from Millers Creek High School and the Statesville Business School. She was very active in the American Heart Association and was a former President of the American Business Womens Association.

Survivors in addition to her husband, include a daughter, Mrs. Jeanie Brinegar Moose (David) of Statesville, two grandsons, Andrew David Moose (Ashley Spaller) and Justin Brinegar Moose (Natalia). Also surviving is a great-grandchild, August

Additional survivors include brothers: Steve Parsons and Elden Parsons and sisters: Everine P. Brooks, Corinne P. Fowler and Rosemarie P. Roberts. He was preceded in death by brothers: Virgil, Mack, Harry, Gant and Grant Parsons and a sister, Liz P. Brady

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Iredell Memorial Gardens with Rev. Andy Lackey and Dr. Earl Linderman officiating. The family will then greet friends at Nicholson Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Memorials may be given to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, N.C. 28625 or to the American Heart Association, 128 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, N.C. 28202

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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