Barbara Jo “Bobbie” Tucker of Ste. Genevieve died on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis County. She was 74 years old.
She was born March 16, 1945, in St. Louis, a daughter of Ellen (Stark) Link and the late Elmer R. Link.
She is survived by her mother; her husband, Richard W. Tucker Sr.; one daughter, Teresa Conley and her husband Chris; two sons, Stephen Tucker and his wife Deborah; Richard Tucker Jr. and his wife Candace; three sisters, Donna Jones and her husband Howard, Sharon Link, Elizabeth Holloway; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Festus, the Ste. Genevieve Woman’s Club and was involved for many years with children’s teaching ministry in various churches. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, gardening, and playing games, but what she enjoyed most of all was spending time with her grandchildren.
Visitation was scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins Ave. in Festus. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Mahn Twin City Chapel. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery in Wildwood. Mahn Twin City Chapel handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Missouri Baptist Children’s Home, 11300 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044.