Reba Nell Tubbs Tucker, 81, left this world peacefully on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. She was a resident at Union County Health and Rehab for several years after suffering a stroke in 2008. She was born January 16th, 1936 to Sam and Susie Tubbs. Reba was the widow of Major Edwin Tucker who died in 1972. She was a strong, courageous, and independent woman who raised 3 young children by herself. Soon after her husband's death, she became the office manager for Dr. Sam Creekmore and worked there for 28 years until her retirement in 2000. Reba was preceded in death by her husband, Major, her son, Bill, brothers Samual Tubbs and Jack Tubbs, sisters Mittie Wiggins and Bobbie Russell. She is survived by her children, Dr. Pat (Suzanne) Tucker, Mary (Spencer) Holmes, a daughter-in-law, Kelly Tucker, 2 siblings: Maybelle (Hugh) Gates and Grady Tubbs, 11 grandchildren: Will (Emily) Tucker, Rob (Paige) Tucker, Sam Tucker, Darden Holmes (Ron) Price, Tucker Holmes, Payton Tucker, Ben Tucker, Eli Tucker, Luke Tucker, Mason Tucker and Anna Brooke Tucker, and 3 great-grandchildren: Molly Addison Price, Mary Fenly Price and Eady Claire Tucker and faithful friend, Dr. Sam Creekmore. Visitation will be at United Funeral Service on Thursday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to service. A celebration of Reba's life will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Bro. Rick Blythe. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284.
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