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August 21, 1924 - December 10, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY 89, of Oklahoma City, OK died December 10, 2013 in Oklahoma City. Born August 21, 1924 in Grand Rapids, MI. Mrs. Rucker graduated with a Master's in Music from the University of Michigan and earned her Bachelor's in Music from the University of Oklahoma. She was active in Westminster Presbyterian Church as the accompanist for the children's choir, a member of the adult choir, and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Phyllis was also a reading tutor for ESL students. Preceded in death by parents Mable and Henry Force of Norman, OK and brothers Chester Force and Robert Bridgewater. Survived by husband Robert Rucker of Oklahoma City, children Judith Akers of Crystal Lake, IL, Jeff Rucker of Lake Tapps, WA and Bart Rucker of Oklahoma City, OK, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held January 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4400 N. Shartel, Oklahoma City, OK. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to: The National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or website

Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 15, 2013
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