Mary Tucker

Published 11:43 am Friday, May 8, 2015

Ms. Mary Tucker, age 57, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Services for Ms. Tucker were held on: Saturday, May 2, at Oak Grove MB Church. Pastor Larry T. Daniels officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Tucker was the daughter of the late Frank Tucker and the late Laura Grandberry Tucker of rural Lawrence County. At an early age, she joined the Oak Grove Church and remained a member until her death. Ms. Tucker served her Lord and Church faithfully as a Sunday school teacher, choir president, announcement clerk, and ambassador for the community youth, until her health failed.

Ms. Tucker was reared and educated in Lawrence County, graduating from Lawrence County High School in 1976. She earned a commercial driving license from Copiah-Lincoln Community College. She worked over 25 years at Kellwood Manufacturing Company in Monticello. Tucker worked at Nissan North America in Canton for over 11 years, until health issues forced her into retirement.

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Ms. Tucker’s survivors include her daughter, Lisa Tucker of Monticello; one grandchild, LaJazzmine Tucker of Jackson; four sisters, Lillie Wells, Margaret Tucker, Annie Grandberry, and Barbara Williams all of Monticello; two brothers, Clarence (Maty) Grandberry of Ontario, CA, and Otha Tucker of Del City, OK; two special nieces, Tabatha and Talia Hill of Silver Creek; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.