Mattie Ruth Boykin Tucker

Mattie Ruth Boykin Tucker, 81, of Monticello, passed away on June 21, 2019 at Belle View Nursing and Rehab in Monticello.

She worked for H & R Block Tax Service for many years, was a Baptist, and a seamstress and quilter.

She was born on March 17, 1938 in Drew County, AR to the late George Boykin and Oma Smith Boykin.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Denise Herrera; a son, Kim Tucker; a sister, Mary Harrell; and a brother, William (Bill) Boykin. Mrs. Tucker was the widow of Dennis Tucker.

Survivors include two daughters, Angela Rawls and husband J.R. of the Green Hill community and Gina Light of South Carolina; a sister, Della Jordan of Prescott; six grandchildren, Misty Echols and husband Matt of Monticello, Jason Matney of Virginia, Christina Brokington of South Carolina, Joseph Herrera of South Carolina, Karla Booth and husband Charlie of the Prairie Grove community and Hunter McCain of Little Rock; six great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Scout Echols, Reagan and Cullen Booth and Coy and Baylor McCain.

A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with burial to follow at Oakland Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


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