Esther Talley Tucker

Esther Talley Tucker, age 83, passed away January 3, 2020. She was born July 6, 1936, in Overbrook, Kansas, to Herschel and Pearle Talley. She married the love of her life, Charles (Lewie) Tucker, on June 5, 1054, who proceeded her in death in 2009.

Esther was also preceded in death by her son, Steven Brent Tucker, and her sister, Opal Mae Bryson. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Tucker Eubank and son-in-law, Gary Eubank, Lawrence,KS.. She also leaves behind Morris and Pat Tucker, Rutland, VT; Bruce and Caroll Tucker, Hurricane, UT; and Gary and Sharon Tucker, Cabot, AR, along with many nieces and nephews.

Esther had many talents and passions. She was a self-taught majorette in high school and later sang with the Sweet Adelines. Her hobbies included travel, shopping, bowling, gardening and taking care of animals, especially her sweet dog, Cocoa. Esther worked for the Douglas County Treasurer’s Office for 28 years. She will be dearly missed by her daughter and best friend, Cindy.

At her request, a private family interment will take place at a later date. The family suggests contributions to the Lawrence Humane Society in her memory.

Messages & Condolences

From Karla...

I worked with Esther for years. She was such a sweet lady and wonderful co-worker. Prayers to your family.

From George and Sherry Catt...

Dear Cindy: You were so fortunate to have each other. She will be fondly remembered.

From Wendy Murray...

Dear Cindy,
I am sad to read of your Mom’s passing and send my condolences to you and your family. She was a kind and pleasant lady and it was always a treat to cross paths with her over the years after our families were 7th Street neighbors.
May your many fond memories of your Mom bring you comfort and peace.

From Carladyne Conyers...

I send my deepest sympathy to you with the passing of your Dear Mother. You were a wonderful daughter taking such great care of your Mother and Cocoa

From Caroll and Ron “Bruce” Tucker...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of your mother and our special family member. Many memories of a life well lived will remain. May time bring you peace and her love remain forever.

From Susie Brooks...

You know we are thinking about you and if you need anything, please let us know. Your Mom was a sweet and wonderful lady! Like you said…your Mom is dancing in Heaven with your Dad now!

From Judy Riling...

So sorry for your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

From John Grimes...

Hey Cindy this is John and Sara and the kids. Sorry we can’t be there I’m going in for surgery. But I’ll stop and see ya when I’m in Lawrence. We haven’t seen you and Esther in a long time but we will miss her greatly I used to have so much fun with her and dad. Love ya and take care.

From Carolyn Rogers...

Cindy I’m so sorry my thoughts and prayers are with you

From Cindy Monshizadeh...

My deepest sympathy to Esther’s family.

From Elaine...

Much love to you, Cindy.
I will be in touch.

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