J. J. Tucker Obituary

Funeral Services Held Thursday for J. J. Tucker

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p. m.  in the Christian Church for J. J. Tucker, 73, who died at the St. Anthony hospital in Dodge City Tuesday.

A quartette composed of Miss Lois Statton, Otto Explund, Frank Pitman and Mrs. Roy Glaze sang sacred numbers.  Pall bearers were Mr. Tucker's grandchildren, J. R. Hill, pastor of the Christian Church, had charge of the services.

Mr. Tucker was born September 5, 1874, in Greensburg, Ky.  He married Miss Adah Gorin there in 1893, and they came to Clark county in 1916.  Before retiring, Mr. Tucker was a farmer and carpenter.

Surviving besides the widow are nine children.  Frank Tucker of Minneola, Walter Tucker of Elizabethtown, Ky., Mrs. Sam Gish of Garden City, Mrs. Clyde Pittman of Liberal, Mrs. Clarence Shelton of Hutchinson, Mrs. Nile Unger of Satanta, Mrs. Louis Roberts of Minneola, Mrs. Jimmy Toward of South Bend, Ind., and Mrs. Otho Ball of Cimarron; a nephew, Milton Blakeman of Cimarron, who the Tuckers reared; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Calhoun of Fowler and Mrs. Mattie White of Greensburg, Ky., 33 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.


The Minneola Record, June 10, 1948

Submitted by David Gish in 2005.



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