Irene Yaple Tucker


Irene Yaple Tucker, 66, of Carbon Hill, was born Sept. 9, 1950, and passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Brookwood Baptist Health - Princeton Baptist Medical Center.

The family received friends for visitation on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held today, Sept. 14, 2016, at 10 a.m., in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Whites Chapel Cemetery in Winfield. Marlin Eddy will officiate.

Tucker was preceded in death by her husband, Waymon H. Tucker; son, Phillip Duane Tucker; and grandson, Jakob Tucker.

She is survived by her son, Paul T. Tucker (Kim); father, George Hamilton Yaple; mother, Audrey Smith Yaple; brother, David John Yaple (Heidi) and Dale L. Yaple (Patty); daughter-in-law, Amy Tucker; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571