Hester Tucker

Sunday, November 3, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hester A. Tucker, 90, of Perryville died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born Feb. 17, 1912, at Brewer, Mo., daughter of Hazzard and Hattie Powers Morgan. She and Elbert J. Tucker were married Dec. 29, 1944, at Perryville. He died June 18, 1968.

She worked in the laundry department at Perry County Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Ladies Sodality.

Survivors include one son, Ronald Tucker of Kirkwood, Mo.; one daughter, Carol Thieret of Perryville; two sisters, Dorothy Sauer and Eulene Reed, both of Perryville; one brother, Howard Morgan of Antioch, Ill.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 11:15 a.m. Monday. A parish wake will be at 7 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kevin P. Fausz officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.