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Mary Lee Rucker, age 75, of Winchester Road in Irvine, passed away Friday, June 23, 2023, at the UK Good Samaritan Hospital following a long illness. She was born April 16, 1948, in Estill County and was the daughter of the late Earl Ray and Carrie Shuler Tipton. She retired from Carhartt, Inc. in Irvine and Nestle in Mt. Sterling. She was a member of the Morris Creek First Church of God. She loved going to church and singing. She also loved to cook and raise a garden. She had lived in Estill County all her life. She is survived by:
Her husband: Roscoe Rucker
2 daughters: Rose (Chip Burton) Rucker - Lexington
Barbara (Allen) Hall - Ravenna
1 sister: Martha Barnett - Winchester
5 brothers: Chester (Eva) Tipton - Ohio
Troy (Linda) Tipton - Ohio
Calvin (Judy) Tipton - Irvine
Bobby (Lynn) Tipton - Irvine
Raymond (Kae) Tipton - Irvine
2 grandchildren: Chance Logan Hall and Parker Clay Hall
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Tony Tipton.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 26, 11 AM at the Morris Creek First Church of God with Bro. Raymond Tipton and Bro. Glennis Sizemore officiating. Burial will be at the Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday from 6 to 9 PM at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home and after 10 AM Monday at the Church.