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Bernice "Bee" (Powell) Tucker

May 5, 1931 ~ June 26, 2019 (age 88)

Bernice “Bee” Powell Tucker, 88 of Rossville, passed away Wednesday June 26th, 2019.


Bernice was born in Rising Fawn, GA on May 5th, 1931. She was a member of Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church and worked for many years as a therapy aide. After retiring, Bernice volunteered her time working in a local nursing home.


Bernice was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, John Lewis Tucker; daughter, Linda Harrison; parents, Herbert and Viola Powell; and brother, Leroy Powell.                          


Survivors include her children: Sandra (Barry) Atcheson of Dallas, GA; Karen (Tony) Porter of Powder Springs, GA; Rhonda (George) Lind of Hilton Head, SC; son-in-law, Nick Harrison of Savannah, GA; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; siblings: Lloyd Powell, Johnny (Dixie Ann) Powell, and Beeta Tucker; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 1st at 12:30pm in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Dan Gilchrist officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church at 3371 Chattanooga Valley Rd. Flintstone, GA 30725 or to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition at or Regency Hospice at


The family will receive friends Sunday from 3-7pm and Monday from 11:30am until the funeral hour in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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