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Ruth Cash Tucker

March 26, 1931 - June 11, 2018
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Funeral service for Mrs. Ruth Cash Tucker, age 87, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 11 AM on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Thomas and Bro. Tim Hall officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband, Lawrence T. Tucker, in Lincoln Cemetery.

Mrs. Tucker was born on March 26, 1931 in Lincoln County, TN to the late J.D. and Ettie Stevenson Cash. She was a member of Howell Hill Church of Christ and worked as a nutritionist at the UT Home Extension Office. Ruth enjoyed cooking and canning. She was a founding member of the Howell Hill Home Demonstration Club. Mrs. Tucker passed away on June 11, 2018 at her residence.

Survivors include her son, Mike Tucker; daughter Susan Bassham; grandchildren, Braden (fiance Ashley Slone) Bassham, Blake Bassham, Ben Bassham, and Shelli (Tony) Howard; and great-grandchildren, Michaela Webb, Tucker Webb, and Greycen Howard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Lucille Haney and Dean Cash.

Visitation with the family will be held at 5 PM until 8 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Ruth Cash Tucker.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Howell Hill Church of Christ Building Fund, 472 Old Lincoln Rd, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Schedule of Services
  • Service Location
  • Higgins Funeral Home
  • Visitation
  • Date: June 15, 2018
    Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: June 16, 2018
    Time: 11:00 AM