The family will receive friends today, Nov. 8, 2012, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Union Chapel Cemetery. Pastor Thomas Reeves will officiate.
Mrs. Puckett was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin "Dude" Puckett; parents, Samuel and Esther Walker; sons, Wayland Puckett and James Maxwell Puckett; daughters, Rebecca Ann Puckett Lanthrip and infant twin, Sarah Elizabeth Puckett; and grandson, Todd Maxwell Puckett.
She is survived by her daughter, Marcelia Herron (John Ed); son, Tim Puckett (Peggie); son-in-law, Clarence Lanthrip Jr.; daughter-in-law, Lanell Puckett; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her beloved dog, Denver.