CASTALIAN SPRINGS, Tenn. - Vicki Jo Williamson Tucker, 54, formerly of Essex, Mo., and Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Feb. 23, 2006, in Castalian Springs.
Born June 18, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wilma Ruth Dunn Williamson of Essex and the late Billy Marion Williamson, she was a member of the Essex Assembly of God Church. She was an R.N. and worked in the labor and delivery department at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau and later worked as a public health and home health nurse at the Cape County (Mo.) Public Health Department. In 1989, she moved to Indiana, received her bachelor's degree in business and worked as an insurance company case manager before returning to Missouri in 1997.
In addition to her mother, survivors include: one son, Shannon Tucker of Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Jill Beth Tucker of Columbus, Miss.; two brothers, Don Mark Williamson of Gonzales, La., and Billy Dean Williamson of Essex; one sister, Sharon Lee Platipodis of St. Louis, Mo.; and one granddaughter, Haley Brook Tucker of Cape Girardeau.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. David Schaffner of Cape Girardeau officiating.
Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.