DECATUR -- Donna Mae Tucker, 83, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Donna was born September 18, 1935, in Oakley, IL to Oscar Donald and Gladys Pauline (Collins) Eades. She married Richard Gaines Tucker on December 17, 2005. He passed away April 26, 2018. She was a longtime member of Salem Baptist Church in Decatur.

She is survived by her brother, Donald (Connie) Eades of North Manchester, IN.; six step-children, Richard Gaines (Debra) Tucker, Jr. of Decatur, Thomas D. (Jamie) Tucker of Cowden, IL, Kathy (Carl) Hughes, Brenda Johnson, Tammy (Marty) Bradshaw all of Decatur, and Michelle Fox of Indianapolis, IN; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard; her brother, George Ray Eades; and two sisters, Ida Faye Eades and Virginia Lee Tollier.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Donna Tucker will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at Salem Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday before the service at the church. Burial will be in Lester Barnett Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Salem Baptist Church.

The family of Donna Tucker is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the complete online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.


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