Johnie Fillyaw Tuck
Harwell & Son Funeral Home
Mrs. Johnie Fillyaw Tuck, 95, a lifelong resident of Covington, passed away March 27 at Merryvale Assisted Living. The daughter of the late John Samuel and Annie Coody Fillyaw, she was born in the Alcovy Community of Newton County in 1917. Mrs. Tuck was a devout Christian and lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Covington, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and traveling. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Holland Briscoe Tuck in 2003.
Mrs. Tuck is survived by her daughters and sons-inlaw Anne and A.J. Spillers and Fran and Buddy Brown all of Covington; grandchildren Tom and Patty Spillers, Lance and Sangmi Spillers, Trey Brown and Timothy Brown; great-grandchildren Sophia Brown and Mason Brown. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Tuck will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 29, at First Baptist Church of Covington with the Rev. Len Strozier officiating. Interment will follow at Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today, March 28 at the funeral home. Those desiring may sign the on-line register at www.harwellfuneralhome.com.