Marian Rochelle Tuckness | 1935-2013

Published Saturday, January 5, 2013

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Marian Rochelle Tuckness

Marian Rochelle Tuckness, 77, formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Houston.

Graveside service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, in New Hope Cemetery in Gainesville, with Rev. Danny Baker officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur prior to the service.

Marian was born Aug. 27, 1935, in Fort Worth to Lester Ray and Mattie Dora (Norman) Cobb. She married Danny Gene Tuckness on Aug. 15, 1953, at Handley Baptist Church in Fort Worth. Upon his death in 1996, Marian moved to Houston to be closer to her family.

A homemaker, Marian loved being with her family and playing the piano.

She is survived by three sons, Danny Gene Tuckness, Jr. and close friend, Patricia Chalela, of Houston, David Lee Tuckness and wife, Melissa of Poolville, and Donald Ray Tuckness and wife, DeLisa of Whitesboro; seven grandchildren, Katherine, Hannah, Thomas, Danielle, Callie, Andrea and Aubrie; brother Michael Ray Cobb; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

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