12/1/12 — Alma Irene Bucher

Mrs. Alma Irene Bucher departed this ole world on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family following an extended illness at the age of 68 to touch the face of God.She was born September 24, 1944 in Ridgley, Tennessee to the late Hugh and Esther Tidwell-Boyd.

She was a former employee of the old Tennessee Apparel factory on North Atlantic Street as well as the Tullahoma School System as a cafeteria worker at several different schools. She was a member of the Restoration Baptist Fellowship Church (formerly Lincoln Heights Baptist Church) where she taught Sunday School and worked in the church kitchen.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Joe Bucher, granddaughter Kristin Tripp, and two brothers Melvin Boyd and Fred Boyd.

She is survived by her daughter Cynthia (Paul) Tripp, one son Joe Allen Bucher, one sister Linda Rice-Jones, one brother Daniel Boyd, twin granddaughters Caitlin and Eryn Tripp, and grandsons Ian and Aidan Tripp, all of Tullahoma. Also, several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nephews as well as her church family at Restoration Baptist.

Visitation with the family will be on Friday, November 30, 2012, from 4:00PM until 9:00PM at The Restoration Baptist Fellowship Church at 1605 East Lincoln Street in Tullahoma.

Funeral Services will be on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the church with Brother Jim Powers officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Alma Bucher.