The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 25, 2013

Jean Tucker

— Jean Tucker, 81, of Brandenburg, Ky., passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at her daughter-in-law’s residence.

Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse Willard and Mary Etta Callahan; a grandson, Micah Tucker; and a brother, Lannie Willard. 

Survivors include three children, Ben Tucker of Central, Ind., Doyle Wayne (Mary) Clark of Brandenburg, Ky., and David Bruce Willard of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Rannie Willard of Athens; a sister, Janice Marilyn Bendall of Alabama; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at the Hager Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. William “Happy” Chandler officiating. 

Sign the online guestbook at

Text Only


Do you believe America will ever make another manned flight to the moon or another planet?

     View Results
AP Video
Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee