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Mattie Lou Tucker

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A funeral service for Mattie Lou Tucker, 86, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Burns and Rocky Large officiating.


Interment will follow at North Hopkins Cemetery with Rocky Large, Rodney Tucker, Cory Ferrell, Jeremy Dixon, Michael Tucker Jr., Kelly Faulks, Dylon Weatheread and Andrew Howell serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Tucker died at Carriage House Manor Thursday morning, July 4, 2013.

Mattie Lou Tucker was born in Tira on Nov. 12, 1926, the daughter of William Frank Joslin and Bertha Lee (Massey) Joslin.

She married Adrian “Buddy” Tucker in Commerce on June 30, 1945. He preceded her in death in 2003.

Mrs. Tucker was a homemaker and a member of Peerless Baptist Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Patsy Large and husband, Dwight, of Tucson, Ariz., Nancy Large and husband, Danny, of Mammoth, Ariz., Sherri Ferrell and husband, Steve, Rita Martin and Carla Dixon and husband, Darreyl, all of Sulphur Springs; three sons, James Tucker and wife, Sandra, of Lone Oak, Archie Tucker and wife, Linda, of Sulphur Springs and Michael Tucker of Okeene, Okla.; one sister, Eva Nell McMahan of Sulphur Springs; two brothers, Floyd Joslin and Johnny Joslin, both of Sulphur Springs; 23 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Lillian Coleman, Lena Massey and Murlene Petrea; and six brothers, William Joslin, Robert Joslin, Gerald Joslin, Richard Joslin, Lee Joslin and Frankie Joslin.

Memorials may be made to Legacy Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at:  www.murrayorwosky.com




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