Billie Ruth Tucker, 81, of Hindsville, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Willard Walker Hospice, Fayetteville.
She was born Thursday, Nov. 2, 1939, in Tahlequah, to EF and Jenniev Parnell Thompson.
Billie married the love of her life, Vernon Cook Tucker, on Monday, May 16, 1955, in Marble, and together they were parents to three children. They were married 60 years before he passed away in 2015. During their life together, they loved going camping, fishing and taking long drives. Billie loved her family, and church family at Living Waters Baptist Church, whom she spent so much time with.
Billie was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon; her parents; three brothers, Harold Thompson, Eugene Thompson and Randy Thompson; one sister, Sandra Burkhart; and one great-grandson, Holden Whitcomb.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Lisa Tucker of Omaha; two daughters and son-in-law, Debra Lunning of Rogers and Kim and Larry James of Hindsville; her siblings, Joann Whiteley of Huntsville, Johnny Lee Thompson of Alabam, and Ronnie Thompson of Tahlequah, Okla.; 17 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Brashears Funeral Home, Charlie Brown officiated.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Terry Wages, Thomas Reed, Jeremy Hutter, Bill Hughes, Bryan Gabbard, Cash Sizemore and Kiowa Whitcomb.
Honorary pallbearers were her great-grandsons.
Interment followed services at Joyce Cemetery, Springdale.
Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.
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