DEXTER -- Katherine Irene Tucker Boone, 98, died Jan. 18, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter.
Born Jan. 8, 1914, in Diehlstadt, to the late Elmer and Birdie Mable Lightell Tucker, she was a retired seamstress at Elder Manufacturing and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter.
She is survived by: two daughters and sons-in-law, Joy and Bob Burns of Dexter and Phyllis and John Southern of Sikeston; and 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Benny Boone and James F. Boone, one brother, Charles Tucker, one sister, Alma Tucker Lewis, and one grandson, Dennis Cox.
Visitation is scheduled from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Roger Wooten officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.