Tucker, Keri Leigh (Cleveland)

Friday, December 11, 2009

Keri Leigh Tucker, 27, of Cleveland, died on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009.

She was a native of Cleveland and was presently residing in New York City. She was a member of Ooltewah United Methodist Church. She was a 1999 graduate of Ooltewah High School, modeled in New York and Florida, appeared in various magazines and had completed filming a show on VH-1 in New York City. She enjoyed going to the beach and traveling. Keri was known as being kind-hearted and loving and dearly loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Fred Tucker; and great grandparents, Fleetie and George Wofford.

Survivors include her mother and step-father, Debra and Jeff Ingram; sisters and brothers, Abby and Matthew Sanders of Charleston, Clay Sanders of Atlanta, Katie Tucker of Chattanooga and Taygun Ingram of Cleveland; grandparents, Ret. Lt. Colonel James H. Tucker and Fran Tucker of Cleveland, Kenneth R. and Patricia Sosebee of Cleveland; great-grandmother, Gladys Thomas of Trion, Ga.; uncles and wives, Tom and Gigi Tucker of Cumming, Ga., Bob and Amy Tucker of Simpsonville, SC, Jimmy and Shepard Tucker of Knoxville, Kenneth Michael Sosebee and Lizabeth of Cleveland and Pamela and Chip Daugherty of Marietta; cousins, Jennifer, Laura, Nathan,and Allie Tucker of Knoxville; Mary Beth and Rob Tucker of Simpsonville, SC, Lacey and Mikey Sosebee of Cleveland and Carson Dougherty of Marietta; and many other great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Reverend Kenneth Isbill, First Baptist Church of Charleston and the Reverend Carol Almay officiating. Special music will be provided by Peggy Bell. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at the funeral Home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Tucker family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.



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