LaVerne Tucker Celebrates 100th Birthday

LaVerne Tucker will celebrate her 100th birthday on January 9. She was born in Wheeler, Texas on January 9, 1923, to Claud R and Grace Lee Cox. LaVerne will be honored on January 14, 2023, at 2:00 pm at the Bulo Event Center (formally Bulo School House). She was the oldest of six children who were raised on a farm east of Wheeler. After graduation from Wheeler High School as a member of the 1940 class, she worked as a telephone operator, housekeeper and at the Wheeler Hospital. She ventured to Amarillo Texas where she worked in an ammunitions plant…

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