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 Dorothy Frances <I>Davies</I> Tucker

Dorothy Frances Davies Tucker

Birth
Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA
Death 23 Apr 1998 (aged 73)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 17 046 4
Memorial ID 33991 · View Source
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Dorothy Frances Davies Tucker

Dorothy returned to her Heavenly Father, April 23, 1998 from her home in Salt Lake City. A bright light has flickered out.

She was a daughter of the late professor Earl and Vivian Hobart Davies and was born June 23, 1924 at Morgantown, WV.

She graduated from Morgantown High School in June of 1941, where she had been a member of the noted Acapella Choir, which had performed all over the state of West Virginia. She was awarded a degree in Home Economics from West Virginia University in the summer of 1944 following which she taught school at Killbuck, Ohio (1944-45), Hickory, PA (1945-46), Belle Vernon, PA (1946-1948) and Perryopolis, PA (1948-50).

December 6, 1950, Dorothy married Dr. Eldon B. Tucker Jr., an Anesthesiologist at Morgantown.

In Morgantown Dorothy was a member of the Welsh Club, the D.A.R., Wesley Foundation, Kappa Phi Methodist Sorority and Wesley Methodist Church, (in all of whose choirs she sang).

Dorothy and Eldon moved to Salt Lake City in 1958 where they became members of the First Methodist Church, later Christ Methodist and for several years have attended Trinity Methodist Church.

She was well beloved by her husband, children and grandchildren, to whom she was fully dedicated.

She is survived by her husband and six children of whom are Eldon III, of West Hills, CA; James, of Fullerton, CA; Robert, of Watauga, TX; David and Charles of Salt Lake City and Alice Boone of West Valley, Utah. Also by two sisters, Evelyn (Mrs. Elliott Horton) of Morgantown, W. VA; and Marie (Mrs. James Hare) of Rochester, N.Y. Also nine grandchildren.

Her viewing will be held Monday, April 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East and on Tuesday 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 11 a.m. Interment Murray City Cemetery

Deseret News Sunday, April 26, 1998 Obituary


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Frances Davies Tucker (23 Jun 1924–23 Apr 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33991, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .