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Wilma Jean Tucker

February 25, 1931 — October 4, 2022

Wilma Jean Singleton Loeser Tucker, 91, of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at the Somerset Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.

She was born February 25, 1931 in Eubank; daughter of the late Bluford & Lelia Singleton. Ms Tucker worked as a registered nurse at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for over 30 years, then as Operating Room Supervisor until her retirement.  After retiring as OR Supervisor, Ms Tucker founded the Senior Friends program for the hospital.  Wilma also went on to help open The Highlands Assisted Living Facility where she was their first Director of Marketing.  Ms Tucker was an active member of the DAR, volunteered with God's Food Pantry and was a founding and active member of Grace Baptist Church.

She is survived by two grandchildren Shannon Stagg Kessinger and Jay Stagg; eight great-grandchildren, Riley, Kaden, Leah & Dylan Kessinger, Jarett & Jayce Simpson, Connor and Kay Ann Stagg; son-in-law, Jeff Stagg; cousin, Bruce Singleton; three nieces, Sue Losey, Janet Knight and Darla Shell; and treasured caregiver, Jane Rutherford.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Tucker, Sr., her daughter, Debra Stagg; and three brothers, Walter (Noylee), Wallace (Geneva) and Charles (Helen) Singleton.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Monday, October 10, 2022 at Grace Baptist Church with Bro. Bill Haynes officiating.

Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, October 9, 2022 at Grace Baptist Church and after 10 AM Monday, October 10, 2022 at the church until time for services.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements. 

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