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Carolyn C. Tucker


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Carolyn C. Tucker Obituary
Carolyn C. Tucker
June 17, 1927 - August 8, 2018

Carolyn C. Tucker, 91, was born June 17, 1927 in Indianapolis, to James W. and Mildred C. Costin. Carolyn graduated from Shortridge High School, class of 1945, and DePauw University in 1949. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Following graduation, she married John D. Tucker on Oct. 8, 1949. They had a wonderful marriage which lasted 68 years. As a couple, they spent many winters in Naples, Fla. and summers at Lake Maxinkuckee, in Culver. Carolyn passed away on Aug. 8, three weeks following the death of her treasured husband, John D Tucker, Sr.

Carolyn was a prominent citizen of the Indianapolis area and served the community well. Her service earned the Sagamore of the Wabash award. For 25 years, Mrs. Tucker was Public Relations Director of Crossroads Rehabilitation Center. She was an active and sustaining member of the Junior League. Meridian Street Methodist Church was an important part of her life for 65 years. Carolyn was also a committed volunteer in local and state politics; culminating in attendance at three National Conventions.

Mrs. Tucker's son, J. David Tucker (wife Jerilyn), and daughter, Tracy Tucker Schrimsher (husband Roy) will miss her love and support. She was an important presence in the lives of her four grandchildren, Matthew and Allen Tucker, Stephanie McCoy, and Steven Schrimsher. Eight great-grandchildren loved their "Gooma." A special presence in the Tucker's lives was their caregiver, Deidra Robinson.

A joint service to celebrate Carolyn and John will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, at Meridian Street Methodist Church (5500 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis).
A life celebration with fellowship and greetings will follow the service.

Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Vincent Hospice (8450 N. Payne Rd. Suite 100, Indianapolis, 46268) or a .
To share a memory, please visit www.LeppertMortuary.com.
Published in The Pilot News on Aug. 18, 2018
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