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Oletha "Gerri" Geraldine Rucker-McShore

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November 18, 1945 -- Friday, June 01, 2018
Visitation Information: Visitation will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Huntsville Second Baptist Church.
Service Information: Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Friday at the church with burial to follow in the Huntsville City Cemetery.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Huntsville Second Baptist Church. Arrangements are in the care of Patton Funeral Home.


Oletha “Gerri” Geraldine Rucker-McShore, 72, of Moberly, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at the University Hospital in Columbia, MO. 

Gerri was born on November 18, 1945 in Huntsville, MO a daughter of William Estil and Ruetha Mae (Carpenter) Rucker.  On May 26, 2001 at the Huntsville Second Baptist Church she married William McShore, who survives of the home. 

She was a member of the Huntsville Second Baptist Church, Bowling Hall of Fame, and served as the secretary of the Sunday Night Bowling League in Moberly.  Gerri worked many years for Banquet Foods in Moberly and as a secretary for BHA in Salisbury.  She enjoyed shopping, word search puzzles, board games, and playing cards.

In addition to her husband, survivors include six children, Toni Hayes of Columbia, MO, Tracy Rucker-Foulkes (Ronald) of Moberly, MO, Larry Rucker of Moberly, MO, Barry Rucker (Vera) of Moberly, MO, Kimberly Harrington (Sharif) of High Point, NC, Myron Kingsberry (Giovana) of Germany; one brother, Lawrence Rucker (Bobbi) of Moberly, MO; one sister, Donna Althouse of Topeka, KS; 15 grandchildren, Cassaundra, Janay, Kevyn, Jazzmond, Trey, Jarron, Seddrick, Akeielia, John, Danielle, Jamael, Michaela, Will, Drake, Tyrese; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by both of her parents and one grandson, Ry’Chon Hawkins; one brother-in-law, Roy Althouse. 

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