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Ila Jean Tucker

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark.

Born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, and to this union a son, Brent, and a daughter, Christine, were born.

During her working years she worked for General Motors as an accountant.

Survivors include her husband, Merwin, of the home; a son, Brent Tucker and his wife, Rhonda, of Detroit; and a daughter, Christine Farar of Berryville, Ark.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Doris Bowerbank.

The funeral was Feb. 19 at Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ron Clark of the Keo Methodist Church officiating. Burial was at Violet Hill Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.

Pallbearers were Jeff Skogland, Derek Janes, Matthew Stalbaum, Gary Stalbaum, Darrell King and Mike Hilliker.

Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and brought to the Horseshoe Bend Memorial Funeral Home in Horseshoe Bend.