Mary Tuck

REDFIELD — Mary Jane Hocking Tuck, 84, of Redfield, died Monday, November 26, 2012.

Born February 5, 1928 at Dumas, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Wallace E. Hocking, Sr. and Mable Cook Hocking.

Mrs. Tuck was a member of Redfield Missionary Baptist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and Order of the Amaranth.

She worked alongside her husband, Redfield’s Postmaster of 40 years, as a postal clerk.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert Tuck, Sr.; sons, John Tuck, and Robert “Bobby” Tuck, Jr.; siblings, June Giullott, John Doyle Hocking, and Wallace Edward Hocking, Jr.

She is survived by her brothers, Bobby and Joe Hocking; sisters, Modie Phillips and Martha Moss; daughters-in-law, Elizabeth Tuck-Rowan, and Fran Evans; granddaughter & caregiver, Tiffany Amanda Tuck Spivey; Great-grandson, Drake Spivey; step-grandchildren, Carmen, Cerissa, Jake, Edward, Randy, David and Kerry; and many other loving family and friends.

Graveside services will be Friday, 10:00 a.m. at Bethel Cemetery, near the Ico community, with Bro. John Moody officiating.

Memorials may be made to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312 Or Redfield Friends of the Animals, P.O. Box 327, Redfield, Ark., 72132.

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