Tucker, Cecile A. Bannister Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Cecile A. Tucker, 101, of Baker City, died March 28, 2004, at Ashley Manor in Ontario.

There will be a family graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Prairie Creek Cemetery near Joseph with vault interment afterward.

Mrs. Tucker was born on Oct. 6, 1902, at Athena to Samuel Stokes and Etta Elizabeth Read Bannister. She was raised at Weston and Enterprise, receiving much of her education at Enterprise. She married Grant Monroe Tucker at Enterprise on Oct. 18, 1920. They lived at Union.

After Mr. Tucker’s death she moved to Baker City to be with her family. Mrs. Tucker was a member of the Union Women’s Club and Eastern Star.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Nadine and Norman Baxter of Baker City; grandsons, Greg Baxter and Dean Baxter, both of Baker City, and Grant Baxter of Fruitland, Idaho; granddaughter, Maxine Christofferson, of Lehi, Utah; 24 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a daughter.

Coles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 2, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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