MONTICELLO Jack Anthony Tucker, 64, of Monticello passed away December 18, 2011 at his home. He was born October 4, 1947 in Monticello, Ark.

MONTICELLO Jack Anthony Tucker, 64, of Monticello passed away December 18, 2011 at his home. He was born October 4, 1947 in Monticello, Ark.

He was retired from International Paper Company, a member of the Branchville Masonic Lodge, and was of the Baptist faith. He served in Vietnam in the 173rd Airborne Brigade of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, R.J. and Margie Carter Tucker, and one son Robert Anthony Tucker.

Survivors include one son, Lance Anthony Tucker of Holly Hill, Fla.; one daughter, Sonya Deal and husband, Gregg of Ladelle; his twin sister Kitty Faye Wiscaver of Monticello; four brothers, Winburn Tucker and wife Mary, Jerry Tucker and wife Rose and Olin Tucker all of Monticello and Edward Tucker and wife, Carolyn of Pine Bluff; two grandchildren, Hailey and Bradley Deal; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday at Pleasant Springs Cemetery with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to Pleasant Springs Baptist Church, c/o Sharon Wigley, P.O. Box 858, Monticello, Ark. 71657 or The Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300, Jacksonville, Fla. 32256 or www.wonderwarriorproject.org. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.