Josephine Tucker Hyatt

October 10, 1931 - March 20, 2009
Josephine Tucker Hyatt


Mrs. Josephine T. Hyatt, age 77, of Wilmington, NC, passed away at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on Friday afternoon, March 20th, 2009, following a brief illness.

Born in Duplin County, NC on October 10, 1931, Mrs. Hyatt was the daughter of the late James Samuel Tucker and Mrs. Lillie Mae Bonham Tucker. She was a homemaker and member of the Apostolic Tabernacle Church.

Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Othell Hyatt of the home; one daughter, Patsy Porter and her husband Arnold and children Wesley Porter and Michael Helgren, all of Rocky Point, NC; two brothers, George Franklin Tucker of Wallace, NC and Bobby Ray Tucker of Magnolia, NC; one sister, Ethel Garner of Mt. Olive, NC. Mrs. Hyatt was preceded in death by her two brothers, Jennings and James Tucker.

Funeral services will be held 10 AM Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at the Apostolic Tabernacle Church, 712 Wellington Ave., Wilmington, NC with Rev. L.E. Logue officiating.Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the Church Monday evening from 7PM to 9PM and at other times from their home.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmngton, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • March 22, 2009
    Loretta Williams & Family says:
    My Thoughts and prays are with you all.