Born 11-20-1929 -- Died 2-11-2005
Ila Jean Tucker, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 20, 1929, at Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William and Sarah Sutherland. She died Feb. 11, 2005, at Rogers, Ark.
She married Merwin Tucker Feb. 7, 1958, in Detroit, Mich., 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, Mich.; 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, Ark.