Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Loyce Rice Tuck

Mrs. Loyce Tuck, age 93, of Fayette, passed away Monday September 6, 2010 at the Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Funeral Service for Mrs. Tuck will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Norwood Chapel with Dr. Tony Preston officiating. Burial will at the Highland Memorial Gardens in Bessemer. The visitation will be one hour prior to the service, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Born October 14, 1916 in Phil Campbell, AL, Mrs. Tuck was the daughter of the late William H. Rice and Dessie Bates Rice. She lived for many years in the Birmingham and Bessemer areas before moving to Fayette in April of 2007. She was formerly employed as a Supervivor for Independent Life Insurance Co.. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bessemer and had an avid appreciation and love of music. She played piano for the church she attended in her early years.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tuck was preceded in death by husbands, Prentice G. Tuck and Ray M. Thompson; one brother, Hollis Rice and one sister, Willie Mae Preston and her son-in-law, Carroll Cochran.

Survivors include a daugher, Bobbie R. Cochran of Fayette; her son, Don W.(Jean) Thompson of Norcross, GA.; seven grandchildren, Nancy Davis, Philip, David, Terry, and Tim Cochran, Bill and Brian Thompson; eighteen great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren. Nephews and nieces; Dr. Tony (Brenda)Preston of Kansas City, MO., Ramona (Charlie) Armstrong and Rhonda (Charles) Morton of Nashville, TN.

Norwood Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directing.