Esther Leora Tucker, 85, of Knifley, KY passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY. She was born on July 31, 1937, in Adair County to the late James Lee and Carlie Ethel Lewis Perkins. She was preceded in death by her first husband Ralph Walker.
Mrs. Tucker was a member of the Mt. Zion Church of God and a faithful servant of God. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband Danny Tucker of Knifley, KY; a son Clifton Walker of Knifley, KY; three daughters Ann McDonald (Junior) of Campbellsville, KY, Michelle Thompson (Barry) of Knifley, KY, and Tonya Wood (Steven) of Knifley, KY; five grandchildren James Walker (Terra Ray), John Walker, Jordan Wood, Jonathan Wood, and Andrea “Andy” Pruyear (Chris); five great grandchildren Dylan Walker, C. J. Pruyear, Kelsi Walker, Kenli Walker, and McKenna Pruyear; a special daughter-in-law Sue Tucker of Columbia, KY; a special sister-in-law Mae Sneed of Knifley, KY and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and first husband she was preceded in death by a son George Walker and seven siblings Fordis Perkins, Dempsey Perkins, Albert Perkins, Charles Perkins, Joyce Rice, Edna Fair, and Wanda Corbin McAllister.
Funeral services will be 4:30pm Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Robinson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday after 1:00pm at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Bro. James Walker, Bro. Doug Roberts, and Bro. Jody Perkins will be officiating, and pallbearers will be James Walker, John Walker, Jordan Wood, Jonathan Wood, Dyland Walker, and Neal Sneed.
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