Delphia Tucker

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Delphia L. Tucker, 77, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Independence Care Center in Perry County.

She was born Aug. 4, 1930, daughter of Henry and Wilamina Lohmann Mangels in Farrar, Mo.

She married Francis J. Tucker on July 3, 1948. He preceded her in death Jan. 11, 1994.

She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Mo., the Eagles Lodge and American Legion Auxiliary in Perryville.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Tucker of Maryland Heights, Mo., and John Tucker of Memphis, Tenn.; a daughter, Sheila Walter of O'Fallon, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 6:30 to 9:20 a.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Chapel in Perryville. A Catholic wake will be held at 7:15 p.m. Friday.

The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, with the Rev. Alphonse Hoernig officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.