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Clara Evelyn Tucker

Big Stone Gap, Va.-Clara Evelyn Tucker, 89, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at her home.
She was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap. She worked for ten years for Walmart in Big Stone Gap. She loved and cherished her family. She was a longtime member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. Tucker, Sr.; parents, Dewey and Rachel (Chandler) Durham; and siblings, Lula Coomer, Virginia Heard, Etta Harrold and Carl Durham.
Surviving are her two daughters, Karen James (Michael) and Susie Phillips (Arley), both of Big Stone Gap; one son, Frank W. Tucker, Jr., Big Stone Gap; grandchildren, Ashley Bowen, Zachary James, David Phillips, Michael Phillips and Melissa Stidham; six great grandchildren and one great-great grandson; sisters, Geraldine Houck, Troy, Mich. and Dorene Melson, Lawrenceburg, Tn.; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 1:00pm Friday, Apr. 7, 2023, at Glencoe Cemetery with Pastor James Holcomb officiating.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Tucker family.

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