Majel Marcielle Tucker, age 99, a resident of Deerfield, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville, Indiana.
Marcielle was born on April 10, 1922, in Jefferson Township, Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Wade and Ruth (Whaley) DeBoy. She graduated from Gray High School and married Charles Leo Tucker on February 7, 1942. He passed away on July 10, 2000.
Marcielle worked at Randolph County Hospital for 10 years and Jay Garment in Portland. She attended Deerfield United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women. Marcielle was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star where she played piano for 24 years.
2 daughters: Virginia Hillard (husband Jerry) – Galion, Ohio
Majel Jordan (husband Russ) – Portland, Indiana
14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son; Carl Tucker and her siblings, Hubert DeBoy, Gerald DeBoy, Edwin DeBoy and Lucille Cook.
An Eastern Star service will be held at 12 noon on Friday at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Visitation will follow the Eastern Star service from 12-2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home with burial at Lawndale Cemetery, west of Deerfield.
Memorials may be directed towards the Redkey Chapter of the Eastern Star or Muncie Mission
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