Published 9:48 am Thursday, January 25, 2018

LANETT — Mrs. Angela Jean Tucker, 63, of Lanett, Ala. passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at EAMC-Lanier Hospital in Valley, Ala.

Mrs. Tucker was born September 18, 1954 in Chambers County, Ala. to the parentage of the late Lucious Pitts and Rosie L. Wright.

Angela was an active and faithful member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church for over fifty years. She received her education in the Lanett City School System, where she was a member of the 1972 graduating class of Lanett High School. “Jean,” as she was affectionately known, was a former employee of Johnson Controls.

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Jean enjoyed cooking, gardening, and participating in church activities. She most of all enjoyed being the backbone of her loving family. She was loved and admired by whoever crossed her path.

She was preceded in death by an aunt and uncle whom she cherished dearly, Johnnie Lou and Johnny Stiggers.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories a devoted husband, Robert Tucker; her only daughter, Angel Finley; four sons, Cheko (Ashley) Cheeks, Takio (Tisha) Cheeks, Teo (Lucy) Cheeks and Marco (Sheila) Cheeks, and her mother, Rosie L. Wright, all of Lanett.

Angela was the oldest of eleven siblings that she loved dearly. She was an amazing grandmother to all of her grandkids and great grandkids; she would always say “#Lovemybabies.”

Jean was loved and had a major, positive impact on a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Tucker will be held at 12 noon EST on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Lanett, with the Rev. Jesse Walker, pastor and eulogist; Rev. Willie J. Phillips, Rev. Bernard Williams, Dea. Charles Pollard, and Rev. Stanley Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, January 26, 2018. The family will receive friends at the M.W. Lee Mortuary on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to M.W. Lee Mortuary of West Point.