Funeral service for Mrs. Lena R. Parker, age 86, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. David Taft officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Mrs. Parker passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016 in Hermitage, TN.
Mrs. Parker was a native of Lincoln County, TN, the daughter of the late John Wesley and Annie Ruth McAllister Beddingfield. She worked for Serbin Manufacturing and was a member of the Hermitage First Baptist Church and former member of the Bellview Church of God.
Survivors include daughters Debra (Howard) Henderson of Hermitage, TN, Deen Locker of Cowan, TN, sons Douglas Locker, Terry Locker both of Murfreesboro, TN, brother Dan Beddingfield of Fayetteville, TN, grandchildren Nikki (Charles) Young, Royce (Rosalyn) Hannah, D.J. Locker, Elizabeth Locker, Christopher Locker, Keith Locker, great grandchildren Kyrstin Young, Kennedy Young, Reagan Hannah and Charleston Young, devoted friend Betty Martin and several devoted caregivers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James Parker, son Johnny Locker, brothers Paul Beddingfield and Dub Beddingfield.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 1 until 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hermitage First Baptist Church, 3832 Central Pike, Hermitage, TN 37076.