LEBANON -- Funeral services are set for 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, April 6 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Fuqua, 83, of Mt. Juliet. A homemaker and a childcare provider from 1965 - 2007, she died Saturday, Apr. 3, 2010.
Mrs. Fuqua was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet where she taught in the Pre-School Department for 40 years. The family will receive friends Monday 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. at Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Services will be condutced by Rev. Greg Bell. Interment follows at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: children Rick (Karen) Fuqua of Brentwood and Jennifer Perry of Lebanon; siblings Floyd (Nell) Ricketts, Clyde (Betty) Ricketts and Lyda Ragsdale; sisters-in-law Louise Ricketts and Mary Ann Ricketts; grandchildren Kelly (Will) Swiggart and Marty Harris; great–grandchildren Jacob, Mason and Logan Swiggart.
She is preceded in death by parents Gershon & Floy Ricketts; husband Walter Eugene Fuqua; brothers Hall & Ed Ricketts; sister Nettie Ruth Ricketts and brother-in-law Sonny Ragsdale.
Pallbearers: Clifton Ricketts, Johnnie Ricketts, Charles Ricketts, Will Swiggart, Tim Bell and Tommy Hibbett.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pre-School Dept. of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet 735 N. Mt. Juliet Rd. Mt. Juliet, 37122 or Our Kids Center 1804 Hayes St. Nashville, 37203.
Partlow Funeral Chapel, Lebanon, iss in charge of arrangements.