- Deceased's name: Lorraine A. Parker
- Age: 87
- Date: Aug. 17, 2012
- Hometown: Valrico
- Survived by: She is survived by her sons, Larry (Lynn), Ronnie (Vera) and Dale (Cheryl, grandsons Larry Jr. and Ronnie Jr. (Danielle), great grandson Izaiah, and siblings Evelyn Sanchez, Pat Gonzalez, Grady, Clyde, Kenneth, Bobby and Gary Ford.
Lorraine A. Parker, 87, of Valrico, died on Friday Aug. 17, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1924, in Bowling Green.
She was the daughter of the late Earl and Ruth (Futch) Ford. Her husband of 65 years, Harold, preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Velma Peterson, and brothers, Lamar and Gordon Ford.
Lorraine was a devoted member of the Church of God in Brandon and Boyette Springs Church of God.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Aug. 22, at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m.