OBITUARY: Ila Bell (Roach) Tucker


Ila Bell Roach Tucker, 87, of Springfield, Tennessee passed from this life on Monday, June 27, 2022, at her home.

Mrs. Tucker was born April 15, 1935, in Celina to the late Bedford and Abbey Scott Roach.

She was a homemaker and loved to share of love of her Lord and Savior with others. Mrs. Tucker loved spending time with her family, crocheting, cooking, and loved going around to nursing homes to sing with the residents.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her children: Harold Slayton, Rosemary Hunt, Kathy Slayton, Alice Mae Slayton, Judy Payne, and Janie Denson, and by her stepdaughter: Melissa Tucker.

Mrs. Tucker is survived by her husband: James Henderson Tucker of Springfield, by her daughters and son-in-law: Ila Mae Elder of Springfield, and Sherry and Randy Blazer of Springfield, by her stepsons: Joey and Chris Tucker both of Kentucky, by her sisters: Anna Frazier of Springfield, and Mary Elizabeth Sager of Minnesota, and by her 6 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and many great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 1st at 12 noon in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Joey Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Randy Blazer, Derek Clinard, Jeremy Clinard, Jamie Denson, Dillon Denson, and Ricky Blackburn serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be BJ Denson, Jeremiah Clinard, Jackson Clinard, Tim Roach, and Porter Roach. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.


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