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Ruby Rebecca Tucker

November 3, 1923 — August 31, 2017

Ruby Rebecca Morrow Tucker, 93, of League City, Texas, formerly of Stockton, Missouri passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Clear Lake Regional Hospital in Webster, Texas.

She was born November 3, 1923, in Russellville, Missouri the daughter of the late L.V. and Emma (Raithel) Morrow.

She was united in marriage on September 15,1942 to Henry Tucker, who preceded her in death on December 26,1999.

Ruby was a secretary for Fowler Short legal firm when she retired. She also worked at the Sac River Valley Bank, both in Stockton, Missouri. She attended school in Russellville and moved to Cole Camp, Missouri where she lived with her uncle, J W Morrow, to complete her last two years of high school. While living there, she met her future husband, Henry Tucker. They lived in Stockton for over 45 years.

Ruby was a loving wife and mother, raised 4 children and was an excellent homemaker. She enjoyed sewing and cooking. She was an active member of the Stockton United Methodist Church. She also volunteered at the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau. After suffering a stroke, she moved to League City, Texas, in 2007 to be near her daughter.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan Decker (husband Greg); daughter-in-law’s Loretta Tucker and Sheryl Tucker; grandchildren Mitch Tucker, Mike Tucker, Emily Collier, Lauren Tucker, Lyndsay Funke, Dakota Tucker, Eddie Decker, Jennifer Hanke, Tim Decker (step-grandson) and many great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three sons, Dr. James “Jim” Tucker, DO; Robert “Bob” Tucker; and Gary Don Tucker.

Visitation will be at Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Russellville at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, with the funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dinzel Webb officiating.

Burial will be in Enloe Cemetery.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Enloe Cemetery in care of David Morrow, 56702 Morrow Road, Russellville, Mo 65074.

Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville is in charge of the arrangements.
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Visitation

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes

5414 Simpson St., Russellville, MO 65074

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes

5414 Simpson St., Russellville, MO 65074

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