- August 19, 1931 - January 2, 2017
- North Charleston, South Carolina
of Dr. Constance's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
Hospice of Charleston
4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200
North Charleston , SC 29406
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J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel
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“My heart is saddened by this news. I don't get the paper so I did not know and did not get to pay my final respects. Connie you were one of the most...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Lynn McNeill Stanley - SC
“In loving memory to guide your way.
2 of 13 | Posted by: Brooke Kelley - Fayetteville, NC
“Coach Tucker taught me how important conditioning was and the importance of not saying the word can't. I remember all the skills she made us repeat...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Rose Milligan Harmon
“I worked with Connie at Hanahan Middle School and had the greatest respect for her as an educator and as a human being. I have fond memories of her...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Stephanie Easterling - SC
“Aunt Connie has always been a special member of our family. There are many fond memories of times spent with her. I would like to thank her for...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Folk - Berryville, AR
“Coach Tucker, I learned so much from you about perseverance; may your final rest be peaceful...CHS'66
6 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Wright-Hawkins - Beckley, WV
“You will be sorely missed. We love you so much, but are glad you can be with the rest of your family now.
7 of 13 | Posted by: Sandi and Ed Fiveash - Sharpsburg, GA
“I first met Connie in 1957 - where we were co-counselors at a summer camp in Vermont. We've kept in touch all these years and I'll certainly miss her...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Merle ( & Ed) Zoller - Blue Bell, PA
“I was Connie's long time hairdresser. It was a pleasure and a privilege to know this sweet lady. She was one of the smartest people I knew and I...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Michele Bello - N. Charleston, SC
“I remember Coach Tucker fondlly. She was a caring and great teacher. I had her as a teacher for several years at Hanahan High. What a nice memorial...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Becky Gregg New - Hanahan, SC
“I remember Dr Tucker from Hanahan High(class of 79) She loved her coaching. She was a caring woman. She will be missed.
11 of 13 | Posted by: Donna VanNice Frick - Augusta, GA
“My sincerest sympathies to Coach Tucker's family and friends. May she Rest In Peace.(Class of 72 Hanahan HS)
12 of 13 | Posted by: Sal DeRosa - Ocean Springs, MS
“Coach Connie Tucker I had you for physical education in 1969 70 my senior year at Hanahan High School you are a wonderful person I've thought about...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Anne Segars Hochreiter - SC
Dr. Constance J. Tucker, 85 of North Charleston, SC died January 2, 2017. Her funeral will be held Friday, January 6, 2017 in the J Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 11:00 am. Entombment Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends
one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Connie was born August 19, 1931 in Warsaw, Georgia, daughter of the late Otis Gilbert Johnson and Irene Alice Johnson Brenner and her step-father Max George Brenner. She graduated from Chicora High School, received her BS Degree from the College of Charleston, her Masters Degree from
Appalachian State University, her Education Specialist Degree from the Citadel, and her Doctor of Education Degree from Nova University. Connie taught and coached girls sports at Charleston High School and Hanahan High School. She served as Assistant Principal at Hanahan Middle School.
Connie was a dedicated and respected educator who loved teaching. Connie also played golf, basket - ball, softball and bowled She was an avid reader, enjoyed dining out, traveling, and watching all sports on TV especially the Carolina Panthers, the Carolina Gamecocks, the Carolina Lady Gamecocks and
the Clemson Tigers. Connie was a member of the Shadowmoss Ladies Golf Association. She was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at the College of Charleston in 1989.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews including Jeffery Elliott of Chicago, IL; Sandy Fiveash (Ed) of Sharpsberg, GA; AJ Thorpe of Brooklyn, NY; and David Sower (Deb) of Saginaw, TX.
Connie will also be missed by her adopted family and several close friends including Hermine Low Smith of North Charleston, SC; Mary and Stanley Low, David and Shirley Low, Frances Low, Janet Low, all of Mount Pleasant, SC; Judy and Bill Folk of Berryville, AR; Steve and Shirley Chaplin of
North Charleston, SC; Sandy Fountain of Decatur, GA; Diane Hamrick of Columbia, SC; Margaret Nagel of Satellite Beach, FL; Sally Seebeck of Roswell, GA. and her golfing friends
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, stepfather, two sisters Jo Ann Boyer and Mary Dobson, and brother Max Brenner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Charleston, 4975 Lacross Road, Suite 200, North Charleston, SC 29406.