Pearlean C. Tucker was born in Mississippi to the Late James and Idella McKnight. She received her formal education in Mississippi. Looking for a better way of life, she relocated her family to Dade City, FL where she met and made many friends. She was employed for Lykes Pasco for 10 years before her retirement. She loved her family and friends dearly. Pearlean will be missed by all who knew and loved her dearly. Pearlean departed this life on Friday, June 22, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. She is survived by her loving and devoted children, Sally Dangerfield, Velma Smith, Rose Smith, Robert Smith, Linda Smith-Ladson and like a daughter, Tonya Howell; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, siblings and other sorrowing relatives and friends.