Marcella “Jean” Tucker


    Marcella “Jean” Tucker of Sullivan, Missouri was born in Urbana, Missouri on September 22, 1944 to John Martin and Christina Maude (Willis) Tracy and passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the age of 75 years.


    Her family relocated to Wellington, Kansas where she grew up and attended school. She graduated high school in 1962.
    Jean married David Tucker, on December 29, 1963.
    In 1973 David and Jean moved their family back to Missouri where they lived in Bourbon. They eventually made their final home in Sullivan, Missouri.
    Jean worked at Paramount Inc. for over 30 years, retiring in 2006.
    She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church where she was active in various ministries; including secretarial duties, teaching kids Sabbath School and writing for the church section in the newspaper.
    Jean loved gardening, quilting and embroidery and cooking family meals with love.
    She was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Uehlin; parents, John and Christina Tracy; and one sister, Sue Dorsey.
    She is survived by her husband of 56 years, David Tucker of Sullivan, Missouri; one son, Daniel Tucker and wife Laura of Bourbon, Missouri; son-in-law, Dwight Uehlin of St. Joseph, Missouri; two grandchildren, Jacob Tucker of Joplin, Missouri and Anne-Marie Tucker of Bourbon, Missouri; one brother, Junior Tracy and wife April of Wellington, Kansas; one sister, Joyce Wilson of Battle Creek, Michigan; other relatives and friends.
    Cremation arrangements took place.
    A memorial service will be held at a later date.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.

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