Melvin Ernest Tucker

August 5, 1945 ~ November 19, 2021 (age 76)


Mr. Melvin Tucker, 76 of Sparks passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Mr. Tucker was born August 5, 1945 to the late Ernest & Mellie Stone Tucker. He was a member of the Faith Ministry Church. Mr. Tucker retired from Kelley Manufacturing Company as a sales rep. He liked working in his shop and enjoyed fishing and camping.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Simmons Tucker of Sparks; sons, Terry (JoAnn) Tucker of Adel, and Chris (Debra) Tucker of Hazlehurst; grandchildren, Justin Tucker, Jeremie Tucker, Katelyn Spires, Logan Tucker, and Haley Tucker; great grandchildren, Griffin Tucker, Kaden Spires, and Karson Spires; and one brother, Marrlon Tucker of Nashville. Mr. Tucker was preceded in death by three sisters, Nettie Mae Brady, Ernestine Graham, and Martha Nell Smith.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Simmons and Rev. Clearence Luke officiating. Interment will follow at Lenox City Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home.

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November 20, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Purvis Funeral Home
207 E. Mitchell St.
Adel, GA 31620

Funeral Service
November 21, 2021

2:00 PM
Purvis Funeral Home
207 E. Mitchell St.
Adel, GA 31620

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