Monday, May 12, 2014

Yvonne P. Tucker

Mrs. Yvonne Pearl Tucker, 75, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Starkville, MS. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 13th, at Ellison Ridge Baptist Cemetery, with Rev. David Keen officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 12:00 P.M. until 2:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Mrs. Tucker was born February 27, 1939, in Hazel Park, MI, and she was a retired caregiver. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Duell Hemphill and Bobby James Tucker; and her parents, Virginia Edna Holton Pellow and William Henry Pellow.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy (David) Robertson of Starkville, MS; her son, William Larry Hemphill of Louisville, MS; sisters, Gladys Lopes, Linda Bartz, and Dorothy Calhoun; brothers, Harold Pellow and Russell Leon Pellow; grandchildren, Christy Russell, Dewayne Ming, Bumper Hemphill, and Cricket Hemphill; and great grandchildren, Taylor Russell, Cayman Russell, Toby Ming, Keely Ming, Hayden Ming, Katelyn Hemphill, Dalton Hemphill, Jazlyn Kirk, and Harley Kirk.

Pallbearers will be David Robertson, Allen Robertson, Taylor Russell, Todd Russell, Bumper Hemphill, and Dewayne Ming. Honorary Pallbearers are Toby Ming and Dalton Hemphill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or Gentiva Hospice.