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Clara Tucker Thomas

d. March 1, 2022

Mrs. Clara Dell Tucker Thomas, age 87, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church where she participated in the Lydian Senior Women's Class.

Clara was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on February 18, 1935, to the late Garland Wadkins and Lola Gray Housden Wadkins.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Bobbie Lee Tucker; second husband, Alfred Gentry Thomas; one son, Ricky Lee Tucker; step mother, Bessie Wadkins, as well as two stepchildren.

Clara is survived by two daughters, Danna Hutson and husband Pat of Hazel, Kentucky and Teresa Loveridge and husband Michael of Benton, Kentucky; one son, Sammie Tucker and wife Laura of Almo, Kentucky; one step daughter, Marilyn Burkeen and husband, Randy of Murray, Kentucky; one step daughter-in-law, Diane Thomas of New Concord, Kentucky; two sisters, Jonell Mohler and Jane Pierce both of Murray, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Garner and husband Chess, Tyiesha Thaxton and husband Scot, Michelle Jarrett and husband Doug, Melissa Todd and husband John and Chris Hutson; 13 great grandchildren, Bret Garner, Ryan Garner, Remy Cavalieri, Caroline Thaxton, Courtney Thaxton, Ethan Jarrett, Aurora Jarrett, Payton Mathis, Kaeli Mathis, Jacob Todd, Jayce Todd, Rachel Hutson and Chloe Hutson; and by one great - great grandchild, Lainey Reynolds.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2022, in the Mt Carmel Cemetery with Bro. Glynn Orr will officiate. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 6, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. In case of inclement weather services will be held in the chapel of the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, March 6, 2022

12:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Graveside Service

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Mt Carmel Cemetery

Cr-1574, KY 42728

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