Juanita M. Henderson Rucker 1960-2013

WARREN – Juanita Marie Henderson Rucker, 53, of 141 Delaware S.W., Warren, died at 5:50 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Hospice House following a brief illness.

She was born Nov. 27, 1960 in Warren, the daughter of William and Edna Mae Akins Henderson.

Ms. Rucker was employed with R.S.L. Woodworking Inc. for five years as an assembler before retiring.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by two daughters, Tahirah S. Hood of Savannah, Ga., and Victoria A. Rucker of Oak Grove, Ky.; her mother of Warren; two brothers, Edward Henderson of Corpus Christi, Texas, and William Henderson Jr. of Warren; seven sisters, Renita Henderson of Niles, Regina Daniels of Washington and Mary Louise Flowers, Ann Henderson, Patricia Henderson, Aleathea Henderson and Valerie Hostutler, all of Warren; three grandchildren; and her fiance, Rafael Antonio Navarro of Warren.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Chapel, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Family also will receive friends at 2138 Burton St. S.E., the home of her mother.

Arrangements were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.