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May 18, 1934 ~ October 14, 2018 (age 84)

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Larice Ruth Ledford Parker

Age 84

Of North Palm Beach, FL. and formerly of Athens

Died peacefully in Cumming, GA. surrounded by her loving family on

Sunday, October 14, 2018


A native of Athens and longtime resident of North Palm Beach, FL., she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Rogers Ledford of Athens, TN. and was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.


Survivors include her husband, Robert V. Parker

Her children:   Pam Cook (Jerry), Aleathea McRoberts (Sam), Robin Pontrelli(Dominic), Joe Hood(Mark)


Her grandchildren: Brian Cook(Kathleen), Morgan Evers(Matt) Mallory Chason(Nick), Maren McRoberts, John McRoberts, Sarah Pontrelli, Ashley Pontrelli, Ryan Pontrelli, and Joe Pontrelli


Great grandchildren: Hinton, Clark, Charlie and Carson

Sisters, Carol Troutman and Christine Clark-Cooper


Graveside services will be 3:00 pm Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens with the Rev. Allan Lovelace officiating.


Pallbearers will be family and friends.


The family will receive friends from12:30-2:30 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association ( SE TN Chapter, 735 Broad St. Suite 300, Chattanooga, TN. 37402.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Larice Ruth Ledford Parker.

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October 16, 2018

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

October 16, 2018

3:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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