Pearley Mae Tucker-Funeral service will be 12 noon, Monday, March 16, 2020, at Bible Land COGIC, at 3767 Jacob's Road for Mother Pearley M. Sutton Tucker, 92, Youngstown, who departed this life On February 29, 2020.
Mrs. Tucker was born April 29, 1927 in St. Matthews, SC., the first born to Jasper and Ruth Murphy Sutton. She lived in White Plains, NY., with her aunt Pearl O'Bryant and there she married her husband Wilbe Tucker. Through that union Beverly Tucker Hill and Joyce Tucker Brown was born. She later moved to Youngstown in 1956 and worked for over 25,years for the Youngstown Hospital Association (Forum Health), retiring in 1992. Mother Tucker was a dedicated member of Ebenezer COGIC ,where she served on the Mother's Board, Hospitality and Culinary Departments, sang with the Kirkland Harmonettes, and was President of the Floral and Alter guild committee. She later joined Bible Land COGIC under the pastoral leadership of Elder Eddie Jackson Jr in 2019. She enjoyed reciting inspirational poems and was an avid gardener. She leaves her daughters, 3 grandchildren; Clifford E Hill, LaKeisha and Louis Brown, a great-grandson; Christian E. Phillips, and a sister; Katherine Brown.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 2 sisters; Gladys Brown, and Annie Ruth Sutton, a brother and sister-in-law, John E. and Elnora Sutton, a uncle; Willie Murphy, and an aunt Angie Murphy. Friends may call from 11 am to 12 noon on Monday at the church.
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