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Bro. Bratton Tucker

August 23, 1936 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Bro. Bratton Tucker Obituary

Bro. Bratton Tucker age 87, of Wartrace formerly of Smithville, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2023, at his residence.  He was born August 23, 1936, to his parents the late, Jesse Byrd and Jessie Alexander Hunt and his adopted parents, William Albert and Mary Alexander Tucker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death birth-family siblings, Annie Ruth Hunt Howell, Roy Sylvester Hunt, SR., Thomas Burley Hunt and infant, Janise Williams Hunt; adopted siblings, Gladys Tucker Hopkins, Nannie Grace Tucker Wilson, Sam B. Tucker, Willie Lee Tucker.  Bro. Tucker was a Chaplin for American Legion in Crossville, and Winchester, Pastor Advisor for Aglow International, served in the Air Force Reserve, Retired Pastor of 50 years, and a member of the United Methodist Conference.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Fay Tucker of Wartrace, formerly of Smithville; children, Janet Tucker (Bruce) Krapf and Karen Tucker Vaughn both of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Karissa Fay Krapf, Kevin Bruce Krapf, Adam Garrett (Haley) Vaughn and Brady Reed Vaughn; great-grandchildren, Currie Alden Dail, V., Judah McKellon Alexander Dail, and Annie Rae Vaughn; sister, Melba Tucker Rooker of Smyrna; sister-in-law, Helen E. Hunt of Beach Grove, TN,; several precious nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 31, 2023, at 2:00PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale, Bro. Bruce Krapf and Bro. Bernard Houk officiating and burial to follow in Banks Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, December 30, 2023, at 4:00PM till 7:00PM and on Sunday 12:00 Noon until the time of the service at 2:00PM. In addition to flowers the family ask donations be made to Gideons International, Soul Choir of Nashville or Domestic Violence Center of Murfreesboro. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 30, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel, DeKalb Cemetery, Bro

Visitation
Sunday
December 31, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel
863 South Congress Blvd.
Smithville, TN 37166

Funeral Service
Sunday
December 31, 2023

2:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel
863 South Congress Blvd.
Smithville, TN 37166

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