Victoria Aker

Victoria Aker

Lafayette - Funeral services will be held Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Progressive Baptist Church for Victoria Aker, 86, of Lafayette, LA who went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Maison De Lafayette Care Center.

Pastor Lloyd Joiner, Jr. will be officiating.

Interment will be in Kimble Chapel Cemetery in Ridge, LA.

She was born July 16, 1927 in Ridge, La, the adopted daughter of the late Freddie and Ellen Aker. She was their only child.

She is survived by her loving caregiver and cousin, Alberta Franklin; cousins include Ivory Pleasant, James Pleasant, Albert Anderson, Beatrice Aaron, Ida Mae Viltz and Julia Viltz Jackson and a host of relatives and friends.

Victoria was preceded in death by her parents Freddie and Ellen Aker; one aunt, Effie Viltz; and loving caregiver of 13 years, Lydia Moses.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 14, 2014 at Progressive Baptist Church from 9:00am until time of service.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.

Funeral Home

Syrie Funeral Home - Lafayette
1417 E. Simcoe St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Published in the The Advertiser on Mar. 13, 2014