Velma Lougene's Story
Velma Lougene Pedigo Parker, 80, of Glasgow, died Thursday, March 30, 2017, at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow, after a lengthy illness.
She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Addie Piercy, of the Poplar Springs community and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church.
Lougene was married to Elton Lee Pedigo and spent much of her life in Louisville working in a box factory and the Bluebird Bakery. After returning to Glasgow to care for her elderly parents, she worked at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Forty-Four Market and for the State of Kentucky as a toll collector at the Cumberland Parkway.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Elton Lee Pedigo; and a brother, Paul Piercy.
Survivors include her present husband, Wendell Parker; stepson, Joseph (Sheri) Parker; a step-granddaughter, Tara Shaw; three step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a special sister in Christ, Rose Mary Byrd (Collie); and many cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Published on March 31, 2017