Born 12-26-1924 -- Died 1-10-2003
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born on Dec. 26, 1924, in Hollywood, Mo., the son of Birdie Batterton Branum Tucker and Robert Audie Tucker.
He was a county agent for Caruthersville and New Madrid Counties. After retiring he sold agriculture irrigation systems to the prison systems in Alabama.
He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Air Force. He was with Metric Motor Clinic in Memphis, Tenn for 20 years. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, DeRonda Tucker of Cherokee Village; one son, Robert Tucker of Memphis; one granddaughter, Heather Fell of Memphis; and one brother, Paul Tucker of San Antonio, Texas; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Ruth Ann Fell; one son, Charles Mark Tucker; and one granddaughter, Mary Miles.
A memorial service will be held at a later date with arrangements under the direction of Heath Funeral Home Chapel of Hardy.
Memorials preferred to Paragould Children's Home, 5515 Old Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450-9983.