Jessie Foster Puckett

94 year old Jessie Foster Puckett, a resident of Nashville and a native of DeKalb County, died Friday at her daughter’s residence of an extended illness. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Donald Owens and Tim Sweatman will officiate and burial will be in the Burton-Ponder Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Etta Foster; her husband, Luther O. Puckett; a son, James “Buddy” Puckett; two grandchildren, and brothers, Richard Foster, Thurston Foster, and Herman Foster. She is survived by three daughters, Jodean and her husband Richard Sweatman of Nashville, Frances Hernandez of Nashville, and Erma and her husband Charlie Hawn of Cartersville, Georgia. Eleven grandchildren, including Jimmy Puckett of Smithville, and twenty great grandchildren. A brother, T.R. and his wife Loretta Foster of National City, California, a sister, Rose Arnold of Nashville, and a daughter-in-law, Dorothy Puckett of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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