McPeters Funeral Directors

1951 East Third Street, Corinth, MS


Eunice Velma Tucker

March 18, 1932June 26, 2020

Velma Tucker

Celebration of Life Service for Eunice Velma Tucker 88, are set for 2:00 pm Tuesday at Glendale Baptist Church with Bro. Jon Haimes officiating. Burial will follow in the Sardis Cemetery in Rienzi, MS.

Velma died June 26, 2020 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was born March 18, 1932 to the late Charlie Anderson Newcomb and Emer Caroline Whittemore Newcomb. She was a member of Glendale Baptist Church, she retired from Genesco Shoe Co. after 39 years. She enjoyed gardening, tending to her children and spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Tucker; her children, Charles Tucker, Kathy Burkeens, Robert Tucker, Roger Dale Tucker; parents; brothers, Willard Newcomb, Anderson Newcomb, Guy Newcomb, Charles Newcomb Jr.; sisters, Ader Newcomb, Mary Briley, Tilda Purvis, Dora Crum, Elsie Vanderford, Annie Newcomb, Rena Davis; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Newton Eli and Lora Maybelle Glidewell; sister-in-law’s, Opal Burcham, Helen Owen.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Harris (Al); son, Travis Tucker (Beth); brother-in-law, Bobby Gildewell (Ann); grandchildren, Farris “Bucky’ Morris (Kim), Eric Tucker (April), Reggie Harris (Nina), Rodney Harris; great grandchildren, Chloe Tucker, Caden Taylor, Austin Harris; host of other family and friends.

Family will receive friends Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 and Tuesday from 1:00 to service time all at Glendale Baptist Church with social distance guide line in place.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com for the Tucker family.

Arrangements are under the care of McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors


  • Receiving of Friends

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Eunice Velma Tucker

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