- Last Updated on 04:31 PM 02/21/13
Mrs. Antonia Johnson Tuck of East Hyco Road, Virgilina died Feb. 18, 2013 at the home of her daughter at the age of 90.
Mrs. Tuck was born in Halifax County on Dec. 20, 1922 and was the daughter of the late Mr. Earnest Claiborne Johnson and Mrs. Phoebe Royster Johnson. She was married to the late Mr. Charlie Leroy Tuck and was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.
Mrs. Tuck is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Phoebe Jerlean Crowder, and husband John of Baltimore, Md.; one son, Mr. Charlie Tuck, of Virgilina; one grandson; one great-grandson; an adopted brother, Mr. William Hunter of Baltimore; and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Tuck was preceded in death by one son, Clyde Tuck; one sister, Eva G. Johnson; and two brothers, John T. Johnson and George E. Johnson.
Funeral services for Mrs. Tuck will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2:30 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Rodney Dillard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In honoring the request of Mrs. Tuck, there will be no public viewing.
The family is receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Phoebe Jerlean Crowder, 5159 East Hyco Road, South Boston.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.