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Willow Dean Tucker, age 88, of Vasper

Willow Dean Tucker, age 88, of Vasper, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the North Knox Medical Center. She was born on June 19, 1929 to the late Luther Wilson and Janie Marlow in Kentucky.  Willow loved her family and took pleasure in spending time outdoors and working in her flowers when she was able. She also enjoyed her shopping trips with her best friend Grace. In addition to her parents, Willow is preceded in death by, husband, John H. Tucker; daughter, Deborah Sue Tucker; Grandson, Todd Patterson; Brothers, Frank Daughtery, JT Wilson  and Billy G. Wilson; Sister, Florine Farmer.

Survived by:

Children……………..Junior Tucker wife Audrey
   Nona Wilson husband James
   David Tucker wife Brenda
   Tony Tucker
Cathy Lawson
Brothers.…………..Vershel Wilson wife Grace
  Gloyd Daughtery
Lowell Daughtery
Sisters……………….Mary Sue Marlow
  Odelene Meredith
12 Grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild

The family will receive friends at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Rocky Top on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 6-8PM with the funeral service to follow at 8:00PM with the Rev. Jason Goans officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10:30am and go in funeral procession to the Circle Cemetery for an11:00AM interment. www.holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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