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Recia Mae Tucker Hollins, 80, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Western Rehabilitation Center in Danbury, CT surrounded by her family.

Ms. Hollins was born on October 13, 1937 in Sunflower, Mississippi to the late William Tucker Sr & the late Irma Lee Peoples Tucker. She graduated from Washington High School in Caruthersville, Mississippi.

Recia relocated to Danbury, CT in the 1960s and became a very active member of the community. Her employment included Southern New England Telephone Company, C.A.C.D, where she was on the board of directors and she was also employed by ARC. She was a timeless volunteer and her efforts included: Danbury Women's History Project, Homework tutor for Danbury Public Schools, Residence Council chairperson for Laurel Gardens as well as a volunteer for the Women's Center. She received several proclamations from both Mayor Gene F. Enriquez and Mayor Mark D. Boughton for her service in the Greater Danbury community.

Ms. Hollins was a caring and loving person who was dedicated to working to improve life and opportunities for lower income residents of Danbury. She was a faithful member of Trinity Christian Tabernacle Church in Danbury and she loved to sing solos during church service.

Recia Hollins leaves to cherish her memory her children; Alvin (Patricia) Hall, Leslie Hall, Sheryl (Larry) Chambers all of Danbury, CT, Daryl Hall of St Louis, Missouri, Gerald Hall of Canaan, CT and Bennitta Hollins Brown of Waterbury, CT. She leaves 14 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. She is also survived by her 96-year old Aunt, Mrs. Elsie Carter of St. Louis, Missouri. She was predeceased by her brother William Tucker Jr.

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