Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa TUCKER will be conducted at 10:00 a.m.
Saturday at Myers Chapel with the Rev. Carl WHITTINGTON officiating.
Burial will be in Smith Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the
funeral home where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Friday. Mrs. TUCKER
was a member of Second Baptist Church.
Mrs. TUCKER, 88, of 917 Lamar, died at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday in Jefferson
Memorial Hospital. She was born November 12, 1878, in Spring Garden, the
daughter of William Granvel and Harriet (ALLEN) PICKETT. She was married
to Lewis J. TUCKER, who preceded her in death in 1922. She was also preceded
in death by 3 daughters, 7 brothers, and 2 sisters.
(The obituary actually says PUCKETT.)
Survivors include 3 sons, Ernest TUCKER of Hollywood, Calif., John TUCKER
of Schererville, Ind., Vivus Conrad TUCKER of Calument City, IL; 4 daughters,
Mrs. Hattie T. JACKSON, Mrs. Amanda A. GODDARD, both of Mt. Vernon, Mrs.
Dotollie WITKOWSKI of Portland, Oregon, and Mrs. Valarie OROSCO, Calif;
22 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Thursday, July 20, 1967
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta