The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

by Dessa Rodeffer, Quill Publisher

Meet your neighbor Beth Parsons who works as a Deputy Clerk at the Henderson County Courthouse for Circuit Clerk Sandra Keane, of Stronghurst.

Beth, who was born and raised in Roseville, is the daughter of Gene and Karen Larkin of Roseville.

Gene is retired, but works part time for the Warren County Highway Department and Karen, retired from the Village of Roseville.

Beth has two brothers, Paul (Liz) Larkin who live in Grayslake and Shawn (Amanda) Larkin who live in Canton.

Beth married Aaron Parsons in 1996. He is a conductor for the BNSF Railway.

The couple have two daughters, Hannah and Molly. Hannah, 18, just graduated from West Central High School, where she participated in band and was a cheerleader.

Molly, 15, will be a sophomore at West Central High School and participates in bowling and track.

Aaron's parents are Sharline Parsons, a homemaker and the late Lindell Parsons, who worked at Butler Mfg.

Beth worked at Cameron Christian Care Center, West Central Elementary and is presently employed at the Henderson County Circuit Clerk's Office in Oquawka.

She is a lifelong member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and recently began helping with the Oquawka Toy Drive.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, whether it's taking a trip, boating or just spending time together.

Beth's words of wisdom is: "Life is what it your best to make it what you want."