Mrs. Tucker, age 87, of Hop-kinsville. formerly of Cadiz, died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz.
She was a retired school teacher, having taught in the Christian and Trigg County school districts.
She was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Cadiz and was also a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association.
She is survived by her Daughter, Sharon Francis of Hopkinsville, One Son, Ira Earl “Bud” Tucker of Hopkinsville. Three Sisters, Ercel Malone of Cadiz, Cordie Leneave of Hopkinsville. and Winnie Askew of Dover, Tenn. Two Brothers, Bro. John H. Herndon of Cadiz. and Layton Herndon of Cadiz. Three grandchildren and a number of Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in Death by: Father-Nick O’Demus Herndon, Mother-Maggie Lee (Dawson) Herndon, Husband-Hubert Tucker, 4 Brothers-Robert V. Herndon, Joe Hoy Herndon, Roy Glenn Herndon and William R. Herndon and 1 Sister-Lois Meador.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family received friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2009.
Bro. John H. Herndon officiated the service. Interment will be at Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville. Memorial contributions can be made to Bible Baptist Church, PO Box 283, Cadiz, KY 42211.
Steve Herndon was the Organist and Joan Terrel was the Pianist. Active Pallbearers were Mark Francis, Brandon Francis, Bryan Major, John Wayne Herndon, Joe Malone, Roger Leneave. Honorary Pallbearers were Buddy Leneave, Jimmy Leneave, Henry Meador, Monte Birdsong, Glenn Malone.