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Obituary for Georgia E. Tucker

Georgia E. Tucker, 87, Bloomington, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Stonecroft Health Campus, Bloomington, Indiana. Georgia was born in Spencer, Indiana on May 8, 1932, the daughter of the late Ira and Pauline (Noel) Rafferty.

Georgia graduated high school in New Troy, Michigan; went to college at Mercy School of Nursing in Benton Harbor, Michigan for three years, graduating in 1954.

Georgia worked as a registered nurse in obstetrics when she was first married, as well as worked for a pediatrician in Watervliet, Michigan, also worked private duty with a patient off and on in Watervliet. She worked for RCA in early 1972; Pediatrician, Dr. James Schaffer for six years; then worked at Indiana University Health Center beginning in 1978 and retired in 1997 after nineteen years of service.

Georgia was a member of Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.

Georgia is survived by her children, Cody Tucker of Bridgman, Michigan, Tamara (Stan) Martindale of Solsberry, Indiana, Terry (Sarah) Tucker of Tucson, Arizona and Melissa (Tony Linne) Burton of Bloomington, Indiana ;brother, David (Karen) Rafferty of Belleair Bluffs Beach, Florida; sister-in-law, Carol Rafferty of St. Petersburg, Florida; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Clyde Rafferty and sister, Janice Rafferty.

Visitation will be from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2020 and after 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Funeral Chapel with Pastor Alan Phillips officiating. Entombment will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.