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Mildred Rucker

Aug 18 1917 - Dec 25 2006

Mildred Rucker passed away Christmas morning, December 25, 2006 at Hilltop Haven in Gunter, Texas. . She was born Mildred Smith on August 18, 1917 in Marilee, Grayson County, Texas to Joseph E. Smith and Odie Boyd Smith. On October 12, 1936, she married Allen Rucker in Celina, Texas. She is survived by three children; Joy Cox and husband John of Whitesboro, Texas, Judy Harris and husband Olen of Sadler, Texas; son, Ken Rucker of Sadler, Texas; 7 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; sister, Betty Mulliken of Princeton, Texas and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Allen Rucker. Services will be held Friday, December 29, 2006 at 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church in Celina, Texas with Pastor Ron Hathcoat and Pastor Mike Flanagan officiating. Interment will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Thursday to pay their respects and sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation Thursday evening, December 19, 2006 beginning at 6:00 pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Celina.
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