Funeral services for James Riley Rucker were held on
Feb. 26th at 10 o'clock at the Old Plank Church with the
Rev. W.E. Ellingburg of Newton conducting the services.
Pallbearers were members of Joe Applewhite Lodge No.
373. Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Rucker was born in Attala County on Feb. 16,
1878, and was a member of the Old Plank Church, a member
of the Joe Applewhite Lodge No. 373, Vaiden, and a
Mason. He passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Robert Leon (Radie Olene) Parkerson near Vaiden on Feb.
25th following a week's illness.
He leaves one daughter, Mrs. R.L. Parkerson of Vaiden
and two sons, J.C. Rucker of Durant and W.H. Rucker of
North Little Rock, Ark. He also leaves three brothers,
L.C. Rucker of Greenwood, W.J. Rucker of Vaiden, and P.L.
Rucker of Knoxville, Tenn.