2017-05-17 / Obituaries

Geraldine Parker Lunsford


Geraldine Parker Lunsford, born Aug.12, 1940, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at her home of 41 years.
Geraldine was a lifelong member and pillar of the Walnut Grove community. She grew up as one of nine children on a Walnut Grove farm and dairy, being the last surviving member of the family.
Geraldine was married for 51 years to the late Howard Dillon Lunsford Sr. Together they became early business entrepreneurs starting in 1969, successfully owning multiple convenience stores across the triangle area.
Geraldine was a woman of strength and grace, holding everyone around her to the highest of standards.
In her lifetime, Geraldine’s greatest passions were her family, her church, and her community.
Surviving Geraldine are sons, Howard Dillion Lunsford Jr. and Anthony Craig Lunsford and wife Carla S. Lunsford; grandchildren, Thomas Dillion Lunsford and Ashlee Michelle Terrell; Tyler Efland Lunsford and Collin Parker Lunsford and great grandchild Ayden Thomas Lunsford.
Special gratitude is extended to Jeanene Crawford for her care and support of Ms. Lunsford.
A family graveside service will be held at the Walnut Grove Church Cemetery,
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Walnut Grove Church, 7215 Walnut Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
Walker’s Funeral Home of Hillsborough is honored to serve the Lunsford family. Online condolences may be left at www.walkersfuneralservice.com.

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