Funeral services for Mrs. Ada Faye Tucker, 84, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday,
July 18, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial
Cemetery in Cookeville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 3 P.M. – 8
P.M., and Saturday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Tucker passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born May 30, 1925, in Putnam County, TN, to the
late Thurman and Mabel Medley Alcorn. On May 30, 1946,
she was married to the late Albert L. Tucker, who passed
away June 30, 1987. She was a retired school teacher and a
member of the Jackson County Retired Teachers Association.
She was a member of the Gainesboro First United Methodist
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Brother: Neil D. Alcorn.
Survivors include 1 Son: David L. (Wanda) Tucker of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Margaret Tucker of Nashville,
TN, and Susan (Johnny) Law of Carthage, TN; 4
Grandchildren: Seth (Melissa) Tucker of Cookeville, TN,
Jessica (Jason) Hardy of Shelbyville, TN, Joseph Law and
Maggie Beth Law, both of Carthage, TN; 3 Great
Grandchildren: Kyleigh Brooke and Jacob Hardy, and Elijah
Charles Tucker; 1 Sister: Peggy (Dow Allison) Burton of
Clinton, TN; and her Special Friend: Brenda Cherry of
Gainesboro, TN. Several nieces and nephews also survive
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