Lucille A. Parker

Lucille Aldridge Parker, 83, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at her residence.

Born in Victoria, she was the daughter of the late Henry L. and Fannie Belle Fuller Williams, and the widow of John G. Parker and William "Billy" Aldridge. She was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. Mrs. Parker was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, and retired after 35 years as the secretary to the medical director at Central State Hospital. Lucille was a member of the Colonial Heights American Legion Auxiliary Post 284, the Colonel John Banister DAR Petersburg Chapter, UDC Chesterfield Chapter, and charter member of the Women of the Moose in Dinwiddie.

She is survived by her children, Richard Michael Aldridge and wife, Jeanette, of Dinwiddie, Brenda Aldridge Simmons of Elizabeth City, N.C., Steven Alan Aldridge of Hendersonville, N.C., and Stacy Parker Strauser and husband, Donald, of Brookfield, Wis.; four grandchildren, Chris Aldridge and wife, Tiffany, Tommy Aldridge and wife, Donna, and Cherie and David Simmons; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Glenn Sullivan Williams of Dinwiddie.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, in Highland United Methodist Church, 125 E. Westover Ave., Colonial Heights, VA 23834, with the Rev. Dr. Dorothy O'Quinn officiating. Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Colonel John Banister DAR Chapter, c/o Sarah Norkus, 208 Biltmore Drive, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory - Colonial Heights
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on May 7, 2013