Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Marion G. Tuckett, known by some as Mother Tuckett, or as the Queen, who passed on to be with her heavenly Father on Monday evening, June 8, 2020, in Tampa, Fla.

She was a guidance counselor at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas and the University of the Virgin Islands Upward Bound Program until she retired in 1995.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Angelita Tuckett-Thomas; grandchildren, Latisha C. Jackson, Lloyd C. Jackson, Jr., and wife Rehema, Arla D. Thomas, Patryck A. Thomas, Leale R. Jackson, JaNee E. Jackson-Harris and husband Kendall, and Jorrel T. Jackson; great-grandchildren, La’Nae. Gumbs, Tyiese, Teyana, Tristin, Alahya, and Asante Jackson, R’mahni Warner, Gingo Olivieri Jr., Chiniere, Miguel and Mateo Petersen, K’La Warrell, Kevin D. Warrell, Cheyenne Culbert, Honey and Haven Greene, Colby. Moore, Taylor Johnson, Janiyah and Kali Harris; sister, Rya Pegram and husband Joseph; sister-in-law, Esperanza Dawson; cousin, Millanese Williams; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and many other extended family members; special friends from the V.I., Mavis Berkley, Miranda John and members of Grace Gospel Chapel in Tutu.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 18, at the Blount and Curry Funeral Home in Tampa, Fla.

Interment will be directly after the service at Sunset Memorial Cemetery along with the cremains of her loving husband, Rupert A. Tuckett, who preceded her in death.

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