Mary Elizabeth Tucker | May 26, 1929 – December 10, 2019 | OBITUARY

Mary Elizabeth Tucker
May 26, 1929 – December 10, 2019


Mary’s Obituary
Mary Tucker, 90
Winter Haven Hospital
Mrs. Mary Tucker of Winter Haven died at her home on December 10, 2019 surrounded by family
after a long illness. She was 90.

Born in Douglas, GA. on May 26, 1929, Mary worked at Winter Haven Hospital and the
Regency Medical Center for 27 1/2 years, mostly on the OB Ward. Mary loved children and
during her career knitted over 3,000 baby caps that were donated to the families. She was
a member of Parkland Baptist Church. Mary and her late husband Wallace were married in
Winter Haven in 1945.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wallace. Her parents Sylvester and Mozelle
Groover of Jacksonville, FL. Brothers Willie Turner (Wynell), Vernon Groover, Melvin
Groover (Martha).

She is survived by: Sons Ronald Tucker (Ruth), Jimmy Tucker (Gina), Kenneth
Tucker of Winter Haven, and Michael Tucker (Michelle) LaGrange, GA.; her brother, Wilson Groover (Vicki)Elizabeth. IN.; sister, Louise Turner (Wright) Hilliard, FL; 7 grandchildren, 16
great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 9:30am till 11:00am, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven. Interment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Avenue, Auburndale, FL 33823.
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