Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Gladys Louise (Snyder) Tucker

Gladys Louise Tucker, age 92, formerly of 5800 London West Road, Shelby, died Friday,
January 29, 1999 at the Twilight Gardens Home in Norwalk. Mrs. Tucker moved to Norwalk in 1987 to live with her son Carlos.

Mrs. Tucker was born January 7, 1907 in Lorain County, Ohio, the daughter of Carlos and Drusilla (Rickett) Snyder. She was a 1924 graduate of Wellington High School and attended Ashland College, The Ohio State University, and graduated from Bowling Green State University. She was an elementary school teacher for a number of years with the Shiloh and Shelby School Systems.

She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby for over 50 years prior to moving to Norwalk when she became a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Norwalk. Mrs. Tucker was a member of the Hazel Grove Ladies Aid Society and was a life time member of Hazel Grove Grange. She was a member of Huron County Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association. She was a former member of the Shelby Business and Professional Womens Club.

Mrs. Tucker is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Carlos and Eleanor Tucker of Norwalk; 1 daughter and son-in-law, Grace and Dr. John Murphy of New Philadelphia, Ohio; 5 granddaughters: Lynne Murphy Mileski of Tiffin, Susan Tucker Sares of Sylvania, Laura Murphy Shapiro of Flemminton, New Jersey, Linda Tucker-Kelly of Round Lake Beach, lliinois and Lisa Murphy Owens of Glenwood Springs, Colorado; 7 great grandchildren; a brother and sister-in- law, Lawrence and LaVerne Snyder of New London; a sister and brother-in-law, Lillian (Phillips) and George Smith of Marysville, Washington.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyrus Franklin Tucker, on July 13, 1982.

Calling hours will be on Sunday from 2-4 at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street in Shelby where fimeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Fred Wiechers, Pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

Memorial expressions may be made to First Lutheran Church in Shelby, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Norwalk or to the First United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia where she attended when staying with her daughter.

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