Memorial service this Sunday for mother of five who died in Lookout Mountain crash

Memorial service this Sunday for mother of five who died in Lookout Mountain crash

August 29th, 2019 by Allison Shirk Collins in Local Regional News

Rachel Bode Tucker / Photo from Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory

Rachel Bode Tucker / Photo from Heritage Funeral...

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

A memorial service has been announced for Sunday for a 42-year-old woman who was killed when she lost control of her car on Lookout Mountain Monday

Rachel Tucker was an entrepreneur, mother of five sons and humble woman, according to her Times Free Press obituary. Rachel was the founder and owner of Indigo Tangerine.  

"She always strived to make the world a more beautiful place through her smile, painting, digital design, custom home decor and tirelessly caring for her boys, friends and family," her obituary reads.

"She was steadfast, dedicated, loyal, faithful, hardworking, loving, humble and dearly loved by all who knew her," it continues. "Most importantly, she was a faithful servant to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ."

(Read more: Chattanooga Christian School community mourns death of mother of five who died in crash)

A memorial fund has been established at The Generosity Fund to help with the needs of her family. A reception for family and friends will be held at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with the memorial service immediately following at 4 p.m. 

Donations to the memorial fund are requested in lieu of flowers.

Tucker — a Bradenton, Florida native and Covenant College graduate — was injured Monday when the she lost control of her Volvo on a wet curve on Ochs Highway, slid across the double-yellow line and was struck by a Freightliner truck on its way up the mountain, according to Chattanooga Police.

If you go

What: Memorial service for Rachel Tucker

Where: Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, 316 N Bragg Ave., Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

When: Sunday, Sept. 1, reception at 2:30 p.m., service at 4 p.m.

Memorial fund: thegenerositytrust.org/give

She was taken to the hospital in critical condition but died Tuesday, Aug. 27. 

Three of her sons attend Chattanooga Christian School, and the school held a prayer service Tuesday in her honor, according to Chad Dirkse, president and interim upper school head. 

"Our prayer is that God will be near to Rachel's family in this time of sorrow and loss and that they will know a peace that passes all understanding," he said. 

Contact Allison Collins at 423-757-6651 or acollins@timesfreepress.com.

 

 

 

 


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