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Adell Tucker

Curtis, AR, 1915 - 2011

Adell Tucker age 95 of Curtis died Friday, March 25, 2001. She was born in Clark County Nov. 26, 1915 the daughter of Charlie and Mary Beth Trout Dixon. She and her husband owned and operated Tucker's Grocery in Curtis for many years and in later years she worked at the Clark County Library. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Curtis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Tucker and one son, Jimmy Tucker. Survivors include one son, Rickey Tucker and his wife Karen of Curtis; two daughters, Charlotte Chitwood and her husband Johnny of Arkadelphia, and Janie Newton and her husband Earl also of Arkadelphia; seven grandchildren, Sonny, Benny, Brandon and Josh Tucker, Lisa Taylor, Greg Newton and Allison White; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday in the Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sonny Tucker and Rev. James Guthrie officiating. Burial will be in the Richwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:30 to 5:30 Sunday afternoon at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Curtis. Sign on line guest book at

Published March 27, 2011

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home
517 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR
Phone: 870-246-4551