Mary Albina Parson was born 1 November 1929 in Danville, Yell County, Arkansas and died 16 March 1984 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas. She married Alvin Russell Vallance about 1952 in Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico. Mary and Alvin were the parents of four children. Mary and Alvin lived in the Memphis, Hall County, Texas area until their move to Arkansas in the late 1960's. They made their home in Cleveland County, near Rison, Arkansas until their death. Mary was this submitters step-mother.