Widow of BMA Minister Dies


Merle F. Stuckey, 96 of Nashville, died Feb. 2. She was the widow of A.D. Stuckey, who pastored churches in Texas, Tennessee and Arkansas, including Mountain View at Umpire, Calvary at Fayetteville, Immanuel Baptist Church in Nashville and Grace at El Dorado.

She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church at the time of her death. She loved her church, her family and her community. Her many friends will remember her for her wonderful smile and her great sense of humor.

Survivors include: a son, Jim (Anita) Stuckey of Nashville; a sister, Mary Williams of Lorena, Texas; 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Graveside services were held Feb. 6 at Restland Memorial Park Cemetery with Glen Green officiating and under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home (nashvillefuneralandcremation.com).

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the A.D. Stuckey Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund, Central Baptist College, 1501 College Avenue, Conway, Ark. 72034.