Elece Tucker, Long Time Public Servant
Elece Joree Cook Tucker was born on June 14th, 1923, in Groesbeck, TX to the late Mrs. Lucille Harris and the late Willie May Cook Sr. She had a sister Adriene (Fannie B) White and two brothers, Willie May Cook Jr. and Jim Cook, who are all deceased. Elece Tucker began her long, diverse career as a beautician in Groesbeck, where she worked for several years. After working as a beautician for several years, she decided to go to college. She attended Paul Winn College and Prarie View College where she received a B.S. Degree and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. She worked for many years in the Groesbeck ISD. She was a Mathematics teacher and counselor until her retirement. Elelce also worked as a volunteer with the Hospice Program for several years, and in her lodge and in her church. Elece still cherishes fond memories of a long, outstanding, and successful career. Elece has four daughters and they all received college degrees. Elece also has five grandchildren of whom has done extensive study in the field of education. One of the grandchildren is a medical doctor who did her residency at Rettig Family Medicine here in our city.