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Temple (White) Tucker
© Published in Enid News and Eagle News
May 29, 2011
Submitted by Jo Aguirre

© Glenn

Garold P. and Temple O. TUCKER

Cherokee Municipal Cemetery

Temple (White) Tucker
ENID - Funeral services for Temple Tucker, 94, will be Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Lanman Chapel, in Cherokee, with Dr. Ron Hansen officiating. Burial will follow at Cherokee Municipal Cemetery, with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home Inc. of Cherokee. Viewing will be Tuesday 9 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.lanmanmemori als.com.
Temple was born on Feb. 27, 1917, on the family farm west of Lambert to Robert Fredrick and Elsie Estella Root White and passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the United Methodist Home in Enid. She graduated from Lambert High School in 1935 and attended Northwestern College. On Jan. 5, 1937, she married Garold Franklin Tucker. They lived in Cherokee, Alva and Oklahoma City before moving southwest of Jet, where they lived and farmed until 1976, when they moved to Cherokee. Temple was very much involved in helping Garold with the farm and raising their two children. She loved her family very much. Her husband passed away in 1977. While in the Jet community, she was a member of the United Methodist Church. After moving to the Cherokee community, she became a member of the First Christian Church. In 1997 she moved to Enid. She was always very much involved in her church and loved her Lord and Savior.
Survivors include one son, Terry Tucker and wife Doris of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one daughter, Peggy Bain and husband Everett Terry of Enid; one sister, Twyla Provost and husband Don of Cherokee; six grandchildren, Doug Tucker of Las Vegas, Nevada, Roger Tucker of Bakersfield, California, Brian Tucker and Mike Tucker, both of Monument, Colorado, and Jimmy Coffman and Jana Coffman Armstrong, both of Edmond; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers; one sister; son-in-law Butch Coffman; and great-granddaughter Tabitha Temple Tucker.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Glaucoma Research Foundation.
(Submitted by family)

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