Eva Louise Tucker, daughter of the late Willie Stephens and Dollie Mason Stephens, was born on Jan. 10, 1924, at Bernie and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003, at the age of 79.
Mrs. Tucker was a member of the First Assembly of God Church at Bernie, a homemaker and a resident of Bernie.
She was united in marriage to Thomas Cletis Tucker. Mr. Tucker preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1992.
Survivors include two sons, Dale Tucker of Bernie and Junior Tucker of Malden; two daughters, Carolyn Eggert of Alton and Linda Price of Bernie; three brothers, Gary Stephens of Stark, Fla., William Stephens and Donald Stephens, both of Bernie; two sisters, Lucille Collins and Wanda Smith, both of Bernie; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Bridges.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with Rev. Nathan Lamirand officiating.
Interment followed in the Bernie Cemetery.