Helen Louise Rucker, age 72 of Pleasureville, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Crestview Nursing Center in Shelbyville. She was born in Louisville and was the daughter of the late William Mason Welker and Louise Coakley Welker. She was a retired worker in the automotive industry and a member of Pleasureville Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Fountain Rucker, Pleasureville; two sons: Tim Moore (Janine), Shelbyville; Todd Moore (Kim), Pleasureville; two daughters: Pam Cox (Gerald), Shelbyville; Melinda Martin (Daryl), Pleasureville; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother Buddy Welker, her sister Martha Welker and her grandson James Lewis Morris.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m Sunday, Feb. 10, at Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville. The Rev. Jerry Anderson, pastor of Pleasureville Baptist Church officiated. Interment was in Defoe Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Chilton, Timmy Moore, Jason Morris, Justin Martin, Jacob Martin and Michael Todd Moore.
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