We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Malone Funeral Home
Marcille Elizabeth Cross Rucker, 91 of Toledo, OH formerly of Shelby, NC, went to be with her Lord Tuesday July 5, 2022 at the St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Marcille was born March 30, 1931 in Delphos, OH a daughter of the late William and Nellie Fare Cross. In addition to her parents, Marcille was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dorris Edward Rucker; a son, Donald Ray Rucker; two granddaughters, Marlo Jo Fisher and Ladona Ann Blake; two sisters, Ruth Cooper and Gladys Sanders; and two brothers, Richard Cross and White Cross.
Marcille was of the Baptist faith, and worked as a cook and server for A&W Root Beer stand for many years. After becoming a mother, Marcille quit work to be a full time mother of her precious children. Marcille enjoyed crocheting and loved spending time with her family.
Marcille is survived by four sons, Jay Edward (Sharon) Rucker of Lawrenceburg, KY, William Jeffrey (Ann) Rucker of Dayton, OH, Jerry Gene Rucker and Paul Aaron Rucker both of Defiance, OH; two daughters, Karen Irene (Junior) Blake of Defiance, OH and Connie Louise (Arlo) Fisher of Shelby, NC; 20 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family who all mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be 11 am Monday, July 11, 2022 at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson. Burial will follow in the Rucker Cemetery in Coalton, KY. Visitation will be 6-8pm Sunday and after 9am Monday until the service hour. Condolences may be sent to the Rucker Family at www.malonefuneralhome.com