Mary Lou Shorter was born on April 4, 1934 in Alexander city, AL. She was one of seven children born to the late Thomas Shorter and Katie Shorter.
Our mother was a strong beautiful woman. She enjoyed cooking. She was a great baker and was known for her cakes, cookies, and pastries. You name it, she could cook it. She worked for Russell School, Laurel School, Hardee’s and was a baker for Ms. Ella’s Country Kitchen. She was a devoted member of Jehovah’s Witnesses for over 50 years.
Mary met Joe Will Tucker when she was 17 years old. They were joined in Holy Matrimony and were married for over 43 years. From this union they bore 6
children. Mary Lou was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 1 brother. Evelyn Daniels, Willie Dean Gamble and William Shorter.
She leaves 4 sons: Joe Micheal Tucker, Jimmie Tucker, John Tucker all of Alexander city AL and James Edward Tucker (Irene) of Coosa County. 2 daughters: Sandra Gaye Daniel of Atlanta, GA and Jennifer Sherea Pearson (Sam) of Coosa County AL. 9 grandchildren: Marquese Daniel, Coronda Cuadra, Lakehia Tucker, James Tucker, Anthony Pearson, Jeremy Pearson, LaDorshia Tucker, Jazmin Tucker and Brandon Harrell. 5 great grandchildren: Ava Cuadra, Jaliyana Tucker , and Jaziyah Tucker of Alexander City, AL, Devin Tucker, Davon Tucker, and Cierra Tucker. 2 sisters: Ella Shorter and Dorothy Trammer of Ohio. a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
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