Mary Tubbs


Mary Catherine Tubbs, age 87, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, December 29, 2012.

She was born September 4, 1925 at Relfs Bluff, (Lincoln County), Ark., a daughter of the late Clifton D. Craig and Ellie Lee Sullivan Craig. She had worked for Spillyard’s Drug Store, TG&Y, and K-Mart for a number of years.

Mrs. Tubbs was married to J. B. Tubbs on March 18, 1942. He preceded her in death on December 18, 1998. Also predeceasing her are a son, Melvin W. Tubbs; two brothers Ralph Craig and Clyde Craig; and three sisters, Pauline Craig, Wanda Lee Craig, and Frances Courtney.

She was a long-time member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the Sara Bible Class.

Survivors include her daughter, Glenda Baker; three grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a special nephew, the Rev. Dr. Michael Courtney; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will begin Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with the funeral service following at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Michael Courtney will officiate, and interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family wishes to offer special thanks to the staff of Whispering Knoll Assisted Living and Trinity Village Medical Center for their kindness and care of Mrs. Tubbs in her final years.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Home Care, 3063 West 28th Avenue, Pine Bluff, AR 71603; or Trinity Village Medical Center, 6400 Trinity Drive, Pine Bluff, AR 71603.

Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com