• Woman delivering food to elderly killed in black ice accident

    By: Rachel Stockman


    PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. - A Douglas County woman died when her car crashed after sliding on black ice Friday morning.

    Alice Tucker, 71,  was on her way to deliver food to the elderly and disabled. She was part of a program, that delivered to those who could not leave their homes.

    “My wife had a certain spirit about her. She definitely did, she put up with me for all these years,” said her husband, Belton Tucker, 74.
     Tucker was on her way to pick up food for the deliveries when she lost control of her vehicle on a patch of ice around 6:45 a.m. while traveling westbound on Georgia Highway 6, in Paulding County. Her car crossed the median and hit an oncoming truck.
    “I am so proud of her, I miss her. I can’t complain because she is with the Lord,” said Belton Tucker
    Her family and friends grieved at her Douglasville home.
    “Who is going to step up and do that work, because there is a void that I, personally as her pastor, who I don’t know who is going to fill it,” said Mike Powers, her pastor.
    Besides her church, and putting God first, her husband says she loved her family.
    “I am just so blessed to have a woman that could put up with me, and have two beautiful daughters with,” said Belton Tucker.

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