Ms. Raysheena Chanel Tuck, Sheena as she was affectionately known, was the daughter of Diane R. Tuck and the late Dennis Woods. She was born May 16, 1975, in Washington, DC. and on Thursday, November 25, 2021, she was called home to everlasting peace.
Raysheena attended elementary, middle, and high school in the Iredell-Statesville School System. After high school she continued her education at Barber-Scotia College and Rowan Cabarrus Community College where she received her associate degree in Early Childhood Education. Sheena was previously employed by Davidson Daycare in Davidson, NC and was a dedicated worker for more than 20 years at the University Child Development Center in Huntersville, NC where she worked for the North Carolina Pre-K Program.
As a faithful member of Caldwell Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Sheena served on the Gospel Choir, Praise Team, Lay Council, Missionary Society, the Dance Ministry, and volunteered on the Kitchen Committee when needed. She took great pride in serving as Christian Education Director. She took extraordinary joy in planning Easter Programs, Christmas Programs, and Vacation Bible School. We will all miss her cotton candy, candy apples, popcorn, snowballs and funnel cakes and the many treats she would surprise the young and old with at church.
Sheena loved bringing a smile to her family and friends. She would plan the family cookouts, birthday parties and any celebration you could name. She did the same things for her friend’s baby showers, weddings, and etc. She loved making people happy. She gave all she had even when she did not have it to give.
Her grandmother Novella C. Tuck, who she called Momma preceded her in death. Left to cherish her memories are her son James Drayton (King James), her mother Diane R. Tuck and her grandfather, Gaston Tuck, which she called daddy. Her best friends who are her two sisters: Celina Tuck (Darrell) and Cy-erra Tuck, one nephew John W. Krider III, one niece Key-Laya Tuck and one great nephew Ian T. Fulton. Two aunts: Jean C. Mayo who was like a second mom and Yuleene Tuck and one uncle Donald P. Tuck (Mary Francis): One great aunt Carrie Horne (James) and two great uncles Daniel R. Caldwell and Freddie Miller, Sr. and a host of cousins, other family members and friends. A special friend Carlos Springs.