January 2, 2007
Funeral services for Mr. Vernon Gene Tucker, age 65, of Petersburg were conducted at 2:00PM Thursday at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Don McCullough officiating. Burial was in Stewarts Cemetery. Mr. Tucker died Tuesday morning at his residence.
He was a native of Madison County, AL and the son of the late Wilbur Darnell and Neva Lorene Brooks Tucker. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Tucker was a retired custodian with Marshall County High School and also worked at Gowan Shell for 23 years and ran Tucker's Hideaway in Petersburg.
Survivors include his wife Elizabeth Faye Smith Tucker of Petersburg, daughter Debbie Kay Tucker Hunter and husband Gil of Lewisburg, three brothers Billy Tucker of AL, Bobby Tucker of Nashville and Charles Tucker, two grandchildren Marshall and Colton Hunter of Lewisburg.
Visitation with the family was Wednesday evening 5-8PM at Higgins Funeral Home.