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Zora

Nadine Bailey

Tucker

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December 31, 2023

Zora Nadine Bailey Tucker, 89, of 600 Montgomery Knob Road, died Sunday, December 31, 2023 at the Brian Center in Low Moor.


Mrs. Tucker was born December 1, 1934, in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late Lacy Lewis and Nora Persinger Bailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Raymond Carter “Jim” Tucker; a son, Robert “Baldy” Tucker, Sr.; a grandson, Kenny Tucker; two daughters-in-law, Marie Tucker and Diann Tucker; four brothers and two sisters.


Mrs. Tucker retired from Halmode Apparel in 1993 after over 20 years as a seamstress. She was a longtime member and pillar of the Mountain Valley United Methodist Church. She enjoyed raising miniature horses, sewing, and spending time with family.


Surviving is one son, Raymond C. Tucker, Jr. of Covington; three daughters and sons-in-law, Rose “Boo” and Randy Selleck, Helen “Sister” and Charlie Selleck, and Becky and Ray Richardson, all of Covington; two brothers, Ernie Bailey ad Jim Bailey, both of Covington; four sisters, Alice Depriest, Eldis Gilbert, Mary Austin, and Sue Menefee, all of Covington; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.


A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Shane Hiner officiating. The family will receive their friends on Wednesday evening from 6 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home.


Internment will be made in the Tucker Family Cemetery on Montgomery Knob Road.


Pallbearers will be Austin Tucker, Robert “Ball” Tucker, Jr., Kristen Tucker, Cadence Bland, Montana Selleck, Tanner Synder, Mason Bartley, and Kolby Anderson.


Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Those wishing to send condolences to the family may do so at arrittfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Arritt Funeral Home

January 3, 2024 at 11:00:00 PM

1102 S Highland Ave, Covington, VA, USA

Service

Arritt Funeral Home

January 4, 2024 at 7:00:00 PM

1102 South Highland Avenue, Covington, VA, USA

Final Resting Place: 

Tucker Family Cemetery

Montgomery Knob Road, Covington, VA, USA

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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