HAMPTON - Gertrude E. Eacker, 92, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in her residence with family by her side.
She was a native of the Eastern Shore of Virginia and was a resident of Hampton for 66 years.
She was a lifelong member of Central Baptist Church in Yorktown and drove a school bus for Newport News Public Schools for 9 years.
Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband, Elwin Jake Eacker, three brothers, and a sister.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Gertrude's life will be held 9:00 am, Friday, July 19, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer's Association , 6350 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk, VA, 23502 Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666.
Published in Daily Press on July 18, 2013
Elwyn Jacob Eacker
1922–2007 (m. 1946)
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