Madeline W. Tucker 1925 - 2012

Madeline W. Tucker, 86, of Flatwoods, KY, passed away, Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Oakmont Manor in Flatwoods, KY.

Mrs. Tucker was born July 18, 1925, in Boyd County, KY, a daughter of the late Charles Holbert and Willa Montgomery Wheatley.  She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Herbert Shippey; her second husband, Archie Tucker; four brothers:  James, Charles, David, and William Wheatley; and a grand daughter, Katrena Wooden.

Mrs. Tucker was a retired special education teacher with the Ironton School System and a school system in Florida.  She was of the Episcopalian Faith. 

She is survived by a loving family, including a son, Charles (Kathy) Shippey of Fort Lauderdale, FL; a daughter, Eugenia (Ernest) Wooden of Perry, Kansas; three grandchildren:  Matt Shippey, Scott Shippey, and Nathan Wooden;  two sisters, Matilda Zeller of Flatwoods and Isabelle Purdon of Lexington, KY; and a host of nieces and nephews.  

Memorial services will be arranged at the family’s convenience.  Bailey Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be sent to


#1 Hank Bond 2012-07-09 20:05
Charlie and Kathy,
I am sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I know she was always very kind to me and always spoke so highly of you.
Best personal regards,

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