The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


January 29, 2013

Holly Rucker

— The funeral for Holly Jean Rucker, 32, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McConnell Funeral Home with Donald Terry officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at McConnell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rucker passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Holly Rucker was born Feb. 5, 1980, in Athens to Calvin Rucker and Janice Callahan Rucker. She was a member of Truth Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Calvin Rucker; grandmother, Sylvia Coats; and grandparents, Johnny and June Callahan.

Survivors include her mother, Janice Rucker of Athens; one son, Eathan Grant Haggermaker of Athens; two brothers, Johnny Rucker and wife Kasandra, and Shane Rucker, all of Athens.

Pallbearers are Kenny Cambell, Barry Usery, Chris Smith, Johnathan Dean, Andrew Dean and Dale Carter. Honorary Pallbearers are Johnny Rucker and Shane Rucker.

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