Services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Chapel at Erickson and Brown Funeral Home for Mrs. Freda Parsons who passed away last night after a lingering illness at a hospital in Bakersfield. Burial will be at West Side Cemetery. William O. Erickson will conduct the services. Mrs. Parsons, a resident of the Taft area for the past 42 years, was born in Los Angeles December 10, 1911. She had resided in recent years at Station One, Western Water Co. here, with her husband, Fred G. Parsons, who survives. She was educated in Taft Schools. She is the daughter of the late Marion J. Powell, and Freda Powell. Besides her mother, other survivors are two daughters, Wilma Jean Reed, Bakersfield, and Mrs. Marianne Lyons, Taft; one son, Gerald Grant Parsons, Taft; two brothers, Earl Powell in US Navy Air Corps. stationed in Japan, and John H. Powell, Taft, and seven grandchildren. Relatives revealed that friends may call at the chapel tomorrow, and until 10 a.m. Saturday, to view the remains.