Lucile Tucker 1924-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Mrs. Lucile Tucker, 95, departed this life Sunday, May 17, 2020, at the Oasis Nursing Home.

Mrs. Tucker, lovingly known as “Madea,” was born Oct. 25, 1924, in Cuba, Ala., a daughter of Levi and Ella Wiseman Drummond.

A devoted and loving homemaker, she was a former member of Pilgrim Baptist Church. She enjoyed, music, gardening, playing social games with her family and sitting on the porch. Lucile also had a passion for cats.

She leaves to mourn her passing, but to rejoice in her eternal peace, eight children, John L. Tucker, Barbara Jefferson, Eddie (Mary) Tucker, Eugene Tucker, Thomas A. (Stephanie) Tucker and Eric (Joyce) Tucker, all of Youngstown, Tracy (Eric) Crump of North Canton and Shirlene (Sidney) Hill of Howland; 16 grandchildren, including Bridget Crump, whom she reared; and a host of great- and great-great-grandchildren, other family and friends.

Lucile was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tommy L. Tucker, who passed away Oct. 31, 1989; a daughter, Geneva Tucker; five sisters; six brothers; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Due to the pandemic, private services will be held for the family at the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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