Saturday, May 26, 2012
MRS. CORA I. TUCKER, age 88, of the Alpine Community, Menlo, Georgia passed away Friday, May 25, 2012, afternoon at Her home. She was born in Trion, Georgia February 13, 1924, daughter of the late W.H. and Dora Rape Spraggins. She was a lifetime member of the Alpine Community Church graduating from Menlo High School in 1942, where she played on the girls basketball team. She was a retiree of the sample department of Best Mfg. Company. Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her husband, the late Roy Lesley Tucker; a grandson, Brian Avery Tucker; sisters, Ruth Della Monica, Charlsie Mae (Charlie) Miller, Louise (Shug) Martin, Beatrice (Pete) Hall; brothers, Julius (Duke) Spraggins, D.W. (Bawdy) Spraggins, Andrew (Snowball) Spraggins, and D.F. (Sike) Spraggins. Surviving are sons & daughters-in-law-Dennis & Jeannie Tucker and Ralph & Martha Tucker all of Menlo; grandsons-Shane Tucker, Jason & Rebecca Tucker all of Menlo; several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at the Alpine Community Church Sunday, May 27th, at 2 P.M. with Brothers Tommy Pledger and Doug Ledford officiating, interment in the Alpine Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Shane Tucker, Jason Tucker, Mike Martin, Jeff Martin, Ronnie Spraggins, and Lamar Spraggins. Homorary Pallbearers the Congregation of Alpine Community Church. The Family will receive friends Saturday, May 26th, from 6 til 8 P.M. and the Funeral Home; She will also lie in state at the Church Sunday, from 1 til 2 P.M. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.