Shirley A. Tucker-Ervin

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Mrs. Shirley Ann Tucker-Ervin, born on Sept. 22, 1940, was called home to God, while surrounded by her loved ones at home on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2013.

Shirley Ervin of 2206 Clary Road, Petersburg, daughter of the late Margaret Mason Tucker and Sterling Tucker Sr. was a graduate of Peabody High School, class of 1958. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church and for many years dedicated to child care. From private home child care to working at Fort Lee Child Development Center for over 18 years and with Petersburg Head Start Early Childhood Learning Program.

She was preceded in death by: brothers, Milton Tucker, Sterling Tucker Jr.; and sister, Lillian Harry.

As a military spouse to retired Command Sgt. Maj. James W. Ervin, Shirley travelled the world from Ft. Lewis, Wash., to Colorado Springs, Colo. to Giessen, Germany.

Mrs. Ervin is survived by: her devoted husband of 46 years, retired Command Sgt. Maj. James W. Ervin; two children, Angela Flowers (Hill) of Culpeper, and Andre Ervin of Richmond; three grandchildren, Tyler, Quinton and Sydney.

Also surviving loving and devoted family members to include: a sister, Dorothy Tillman (James) of Petersburg, two brothers, Thomas Tucker (Gloria) of Richmond, and Ronnie Tucker of Petersburg; beloved in-law, Carolyn Ervin of Boston, Mass., Mary Tucker of Ettrick, Tommy Ervin (Diane) of Atlanta, Ga., Janice Wilson (J.S.) of Helfin, Ala., Randall Ervin (Patricia) of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Richard Harry of Petersburg, and a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; and best friends to include, Paige Harper and Katherine Kemp both of Petersburg.

Family and public viewing will be held at J. M. Wilkerson Funeral establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, from 1 to 5 p.m. The interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.

In lieu of floral arrangement please send monetary contribution to the , in memory of Shirley Ann Tucker-Ervin.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mrs. Ervin at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, 804-732-8911,
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Published in The Progress-Index from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2013
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