Willa Dean Sapp Tucker, age 87 of West Jefferson died on Monday, May 28, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Tucker was born to the late Eli Hugh and Hettie Marie Roten Sapp on February 17, 1931. In addition to her parents Willa Dean was preceded in death by her first husband, David Gwyn Roten, her second husband, Marvin Tucker, a son, James D. Roten, brother, Edward Glen Sapp and sister, Irene Brennan.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Rev. Dr. Michael Lea and Elder John Jackson. Entombment will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum of Prayer. The family will recieve friends from 1:00-2:00 pm prior to the service at Ashelawn.
Mrs. Tucker is survived by one son, Jeff Roten of West Jefferson, one sister, Pauline Majors of Maryland, two granddaughters, Eva Marie Roten and Mya Leigh Roten. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Ashelawn Memorial Chapel, 3470 US Hwy 221 North, Jefferson, NC 28640.