Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Dorothy Frances Tucker

Dorothy Frances Tucker, 89, died Friday July 7,2017 at Good Samaritan Home in Quincy, IL where she was a resident.

Dorothy Tucker | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILShe was born March 24, 1928 in Lincoln, Missouri, the daughter of Ralph Clyde Swearngin and Grace Mae Neil Swearngin. On May 22, 1947, she married Marion O. Tucker in Clinton, MO. They recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon.

She was a 1947 graduate of Lincoln High School, Lincoln, Missouri. Later she attended Quincy College. She was an active member of First Christian Church. She sang in the church choir, taught Sunday School, and was a member of Gideon’s Auxiliary. She was an employee of Quincy Supply Co. as a sales representative.

Survivors include: Marion O. Tucker her husband, two daughters – Connie (David) Graff of Quincy, IL and Debbie (William) Shank of Indian Beach, NC; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren – Ryan (Amy) Graff and their children Evan and Ava of St. Augustine, FL, Jason (Seema) Graff and their children Amina and Zain of Corvallis, OR, Julie (Jerry) Wagner and their children Tucker and Lilah of Columbia, MO, and Derek Shank of Indian Beach, NC.

She was preceded in death by her parents one sister Anna Marie and eight brothers: Ross, Merle, Roy, Gale, Marvin, Kenneth, Curtis and John.

Services: 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at First Christian Church with Rev. Keela Neumann officiating.

Visitation: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 10 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery

Memorials: Good Samaritan Home Employee Assistance Fund or First Christian Church


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

  1. Connie, so sorry to read about your mother’s passing. Very good picture. I remember her when we attended Adams School in late 50s. My thoughts and prayers are with you & yours.

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Mrs .Tucker, she was a beautiful woman that was always so sweet. I will cherish the memories I have of her and I will pray for Marion, Connie and the rest of her family….God Bless!

  3. Dear Marion and family,
    We are saddened to learn of Dorothy’s passing. She , like you, was a nice person to know. We send our sincere condolences, God’s Blessings and best wishes.

  4. So sorry for your loss. I remember Dorothy as a kind and caring soul when we visited her and your dad. It is so hard to lose the ones you love. God bless you and your family.

  5. Sending heart felt condolences to the family! Rest now in peace Dorothy ❤️

  6. It is very sad when we lose a loved one, but it sounds like Mrs. Tucker had a full and blessed life. Her memories will surely live on in her grand family. (Friend of Julie)

  7. She sings amongst the angels now.
    My heart goes out to you Debbie and your family at this sad time.

  8. I remember both Dorothy and Marion with fondness and gratitude for my Christian upbringing. They were what used to be called “pillars”of the church. Thank you to both. I am sorry for our loss of Dorothy.

  9. Our hearts are saddened at the loss of such a wonderful women. We were blessed to have known and loved her, she will be missed.

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