Sylverta Tucy Jones


Sylverta Tucy Jones was born March 22, 1948 in Gonzales, Texas to Sylvester Tucy and Dora Melissa Mitchell. She departed this life April 12, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. She was the fifth child of eight children. Sylverta was a faithful member of Holy Temple of Jesus Christ #2, located in Gonzales, Texas, from nine years old until her death. She was also an ordained minister of The Holy Temple of Jesus Christ Congregation. Sylverta attended Edwards Highschool then graduated from Gonzales Highschool in 1966. She worked for Holmes Hospital for a period until it transitioned to Gonzales Memorial Hospital where she retired from 30 yrs of service.

Sylverta is proceeded in death by her father and mother, Sylvester and Dora Tucy; three sisters, Mattie Spencer, Sarah Tucy, Stella Jean Washington; one brother Otho Tucy; her grandfather Joe Mitchell; her great-grandmother Dora Johnson; one uncle Joe Walter Mitchell, and other relatives.

Sylverta leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Steven Royce (Dump) Tucy of Gonzales, Texas; Gregory Paul Tucy (Joycelyn) of Seguin, Texas; one daughter, Letecia Annette Steemer (Joseph) of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Kathryn Tucy Hastings of Gonzales, Texas; Joe Ann Lewis of Gonzales, Texas; one brother, David Bernard Tucy (Ruby) of Gonzales, Texas; six grandchildren, Kayla Rhone, R-Teston Tucy, Arneka Hunt, Avion Dora, Alexis Majors, and Darell Majors; three great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.