On August 10, 2020, Margye Jean Tucker passed away in Wolfe City, TX, at the age of 92. after a brief illness.
Margye was born to Frank and Franke Tracy on January 11, 1928, in Ravenna, NE. She met her future husband, Wallace (Wally) Tucker, at Golden High School in Golden, CO. They married on January 29, 1944, in Corpus Christi, TX, where Wally was stationed in the US Navy. They subsequently resided in Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, and Oklahoma before moving to Dallas, TX, in 1955, and finally, settling in the Webb Hill community of Wolfe City, TX, in 1978. They were married for 54 years and, together, they raised five children.
She leaves as her legacy four children: Wallace Edward Tucker (Barbara Tucker, spouse), Sandra L. Pack (Randall W. Pack, spouse), Lonnie Kay Tucker and Martin David Tucker (Sharon Tucker, spouse). She also leaves a sister, Yolanda (Lonnie) Baugh, a sister-in-law, Patricia Tracy, ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
Margye’s grandchildren are: Amelia Anne Humphries, Leah Gustafson and Spouse Gus, Robert Tucker and spouse Keri, Jeremy Tucker and spouse Michele, Matthew Tucker and spouse Leanne, Georgianna McMonigal and spouse Shaun, Jason Herndon, Jarrod Tucker, Derek Tucker , Miles Tucker and spouse Bethany
Margye’s great Grandchildren are: Clayton Tucker, Bradley Tucker, Drew Tucker, Julia Tucker, Jack Tucker, Madison Tucker, Kennedy Tucker, Dylan McMonigal, Allison McGlamery, Tyler Smith, Sara Smith, Paige Smith, Christopher Bullard, Teresa Snipes, George Gustafson
Her children remember her as a loving person who always found the best in every individual she encountered along her way, a lifelong music enthusiast and a frequent soloist with sequential church choirs. Most recently, she was a member of Wolfe City United Methodist Church and was a member of the choir. She began a real-estate career in 1979. Margye served as Vice President of the Hunt County Board of Realtors in 1985 and subsequently President in 1986. After concluding her real-estate career, Margye received ordination as lay speaker for the Methodist Church from 2002 to 2012. For several years afterwards Margye was District President of the United Methodist Women.
She was preceded in death by Frank and Franke Tracy (parents), Wallace Tucker (spouse), Larry Tracy (brother), Teresa Van (daughter), Grant David Tucker (grandson), and Tim Tracy (nephew).
A memorial service for Margye will be scheduled once pandemic restrictions are lifted. In the meantime, a graveside burial ceremony for the Wolfe City community will be held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery at 9:00 AM Friday August 14th, 2020 (masks over nose and mouth, and social distancing required).
The family requests that in lieu of flowers and condolences donations be made to the Wolfe City First United Methodist Church online at wcfumc.us or by mail at P.O. Box 74, Wolfe City, TX 75496.
We will post a video of the service to the obituary page at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhIN5258cEY&feature=youtu.beafter the service is completed.