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 Karla Faye Tucker

Karla Faye Tucker

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Feb 1998 (aged 38)
Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 2444 · View Source
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Criminal. Convicted of committing murder with a pickaxe, she found religion in prison, and worked to draw support for the prevention of her execution, which was ultimately carried out in February 1998. She was the first woman executed in the State of Texas in 135 years.

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2444
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Karla Faye Tucker (18 Nov 1959–3 Feb 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2444, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .