Michelle Tucker, 49, of Bushnell, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at Bushnell. She was born Oct. 23, 1963 in Leesburg. She was employed by Great Southern Wood in Lake Panasoffkee, a former secretary at Purcell Funeral Home in Bushnell, and attended the First Baptist Church of Bushnell. Ms. Tucker was a longtime member of the South Sumter Raider Quarterback Club, a supporter of South Sumter youth activities, and enjoyed photography, scrap booking, and genealogy.
She was preceded in death by her father, Clem Tucker; and grandparents, Hub and Iris Tucker, and Dotson and Vertie Lewis.
She is survived by her mother, Ophelia Tucker of Webster; brother, Michael Tucker; uncle and aunt, Jim and Rachel Dobson of Lakeland and several cousins.
A Visitation was held at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel, Bushnell, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 from
6 to 8 p.m. Services were held at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastors Ed Button, Brett Bell, and Tim Mims presiding. Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lane Purcell Hospice House at 2452 CR 526 E., Sumterville, FL 33585, or to SCARC at 213 W. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.