Michelle Tucker, 49, of Bushnell, Fla., 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, scrapbooking, and genealogy. 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. She was preceded in death by her father, Clem Tucker; and grandparents, Hub and Iris Tucker, and Dotson and Vertie Lewis. A visitation was at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel, Bushnell, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be held at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at 11 a.m., with Pastors Ed Button, Brett Bell, and Tim Mims presiding. Interment will follow 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.
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Purcell Funeral Home
114 West Noble Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
Published in Sumter County Times on Oct. 25, 2013