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Mrs. Jeannette (Tuck) Boddie

July 7, 1929 ~ July 18, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Jeannette Tuck Boddie was born July 7, 1929 in Coosa County, Alabama to Hattie Elizabeth Ceola Burton Tuck and Arthur Tuck. She was the 12th of 13 children, the knee baby.

 

Early in life she united with The Holiness Church of God of the Apostolic Faith under the leadership of Bishop W. T. Traylor. Later in life she joined and was baptized at Passion Church in Alexander City, Alabama where she remained a faithful lover and servant of God.

 

She was educated in the Flint Hill and the Alexander City School System. She worked in the Alexander City School System over 40 years as a cook, custodian and as the snack lady, whereas she became affectionately known as the “Snack Lady.”

 

She was affectionately known to both family and friends as “Mrs. Jeannette”. Mrs. Jeannette lived a life where she didn't meet a stranger, her personality and love for others was larger than life. She was known for her ability to cook and make others feel welcome and special whenever they were in her presence.

 

Mrs. Jeannette has to cherish her a daughter and son, Lisa and Randy Boddie. The three share a bond that will never be broken. One grandson, William Farrow, a great-grandson, Dionne Dowdell. A loving sister-in-law, Marjorie Smith. Mrs. Jeannette considered her nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and also Lisa and Randy’s friends as her children, they are: Nieces: Jimmie Sue Holley, Wanda Faye Boleware, Edith Adamson, Patricia Maxwell, Betty Martin, Candice Kineard, Donnie Ewing, Debra Cannon, Dorothea Boleware, Latoya Adamson, Martha Faye Howard, Darlene Martin, Lynda Tuck and Gloria Boleware. Nephews: Everette Boleware, Terry Boleware, Harry James Boleware, Thomas Tuck, Brian Peoples, Derrick Peoples, Marquis Adamson, Michael Grubbs, Wynell Tuck, Keith Owens, Ralph Tuck, Raymond Tuck, Arthur Howard, Larry and Tommy Marbury. Special Daughters: Joyce Robinson, Mary Powers, Sherlene Leonard, Betty Reese, Betty Belyeu, Debra Boddie, Vickie Ransaw, Janice Robinson, Sonya Maxwell, Mary, Bobbie, and Sonya Russell, Melinda Nunn, Terri Greene, Barbara Harris, Susan Serls, Kenna Allen, Vivian Brown, Iris Glasgow, Dorothy Heard, and Dottie Ike. Special Sons: David Boleware, Lavon Stone, Oressa Shelton, Joseph Harris, Theodore Dawson, Greggory Hayes, Eric Towns, Robert Parker, Ricky Robinson, Andrew Heard and J. C. Doss.

 

These names that appear really meant a lot to her and are only a small fraction of the people near and dear to her heart, so if you ever met her, she loved you.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
July 23, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Armour's Memorial Chapel
1465 N. Central Avenue
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

Funeral Service
Monday
July 24, 2023

11:00 AM
Great Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
692 Jefferson Street
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

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