Brenda Faye Tucker, 70


Funeral services for Brenda Faye Tucker, 70, of Squires, were held May 9, 2023, in the Clinkingbeard Chapel in Ava with Jeff Farrell officiating. Burial was at the Thornfield Cemetery. 

She died May 5, in Clinton, Arkansas. Brenda was born July 4, 1952, in Dewitt, Iowa, to Bob and Mary (Billingsly) Burton.

On Aug. 30, 1974, Brenda married Marlin Tucker in Ava. Together they had one son, Gary. 

She enjoyed life to the fullest, whether it was gardening, quilting, wood working or other more important things like fishing - with or without Marlin,  raking hay and hauling it, being outdoors or just giving a hand to friends and neighbors in need. 

Brenda and Marlin were looking forward to Gary moving back to the Ozarks to live. As Squires residents she and Marlin were as recognizable as the fire tower or Spurlock’s Store, helping with the fire department and just as good neighbors. 

Brenda is survived by her husband, Marlin and son Gary.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be made to the Thornfield Cemetery.  

Arrangements under the direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava. Online condolences may be made to

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