403 Forbidden


nginx
Lola Rucker

Lola A'lene Rucker (Wilson)

Thursday, November 1st, 1923 - Monday, March 25th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Lola Rucker, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Lola Rucker with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Reverend Lola A’lene Rucker was born on November 1, 1923, in Austell, Georgia to the late Mr. Willie M. and Lola Wilson. She was the youngest of four children.

Reverend Rucker is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. She later attended Morris Brown College for four years as a part-time student. Reverend Rucker later went on to graduate from Emory University’s Pastor School of Theology. Five years later, she returned for three additional years of advanced courses, and was ordained.

Reverend Rucker was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. She accepted her calling in 1958. She loved to sing and play the piano, and served as a musician at several churches. Reverend Rucker pastored the following churches: Gaither’s Chapel UMC (Covington, GA), Allen Temple UMC (Buford, GA), Wesley Chapel UMC (Hoschton, GA), New Hope UMC (Atlanta, GA), and New Oakland City UMC (Atlanta, GA).

In 1974, Reverend Rucker founded Christian Faith Ministry Church where she served as pastor until she retired in 2002. In 2008 she celebrated fifty years of ministry service. Though her health had diminished in her latter years, she continued to hold on to her faith and trust in the Lord.

Reverend Rucker was truly called by God to serve. On Monday, March 25, 2019, she entered into eternal rest. Through her ministry, Reverend Rucker has impacted the lives of many. She will truly be missed by all. She leaves to cherish her memory, two grandsons, L. Perry Carter, Jr., and Andre M. Carter; great-grandchildren, Broxton M. Carter and Brooke L. Carter; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Lola A'lene Rucker (Wilson), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, April 4th, 2019 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Location
    Herschel Thornton Mortuary
    Address
    3346 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
    Atlanta, Georgia 30331
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 5th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Trinity United Methodist Church
    Address
    821 South Gordon Road
    Austell, Georgia 30168
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, April 5th, 2019
    Location
    Westview Cemetery
    Address
    1680 Ralph David Abernathy SW
    Atlanta, Georgia 30310
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Lola here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Towanda, Love, Braxton and Brooke, and others have sent flowers to the family of Lola A'lene Rucker (Wilson).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
T

Towanda

Posted at 11:31am
My sincere sympathy,
Flower Image

Towanda purchased the Rose Tribute for the family of Lola Rucker.

LB

Love, Braxton and Brooke

Posted at 11:28am
We love you GG!
Flower Image

Love, Braxton and Brooke purchased flowers for the family of Lola Rucker.

BB

Braxton and Brooke

Posted at 11:25am
We love you GG.
Flower Image

Braxton and Brooke purchased flowers for the family of Lola Rucker.

RY

Reba M. Young

Posted at 09:45am
To the Family of Lola A'Lene Rucker,
Yes she will be missed, Rev.Rucker,
Beautiful smile, Wonderful spirit. May
God continue to Bless her grandsons
and there family. Sincerely, Jackson, Young,
and Crawford Family.👸
RI

Rev. Walter Ingram

Posted at 11:21am
May the Lord bless this family at this time, I certainly will remember the wonderful words of wisdom she shared with me.
Pastor Walter Ingram
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album