Shirley Faye Puckett (76)

Carmi, Illinois
Birth: January 12, 1944
Death: April 13, 2020

Shirley Faye Puckett, 76, of Carmi, Illinois, died Monday, April 13, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She was born January 12, 1944 in Shawneetown, Illinois, and married James H. Puckett in 1978. He preceded her in death on April 19, 2008.

Shirley was a certified nurse assistant, and attended the New Beginnings Church in Carmi. She enjoyed painting, ceramics, flowers, horses and cooking.

Survivors include sons Raymond (Angela) Puckett of New Haven, Illinois, Michael Puckett and Bethany Shepard of Norris City, Illinois, Steve (Sherri) Duckworth of Carmi, James “Jimmy” (Sheila) Puckett of Wyoming; daughters Katrina Thomas of Carmi, and Judy Puckett of Ohio; sister Carlene of Florida; grandchildren Talsa, Austin, Zeke, Jessica, Kyle, Ashley, Matt, Brittany, Brandi, Brandon; great grandchildren Jayelah, Kannen, Rhian, Luke, Aiden, Kash, Leeroy, Liam, Aliana and Gunner.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter Anita Puckett; and great grandson Holdin.

Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, and the limitations placed on social gatherings, Shirley’s remains were cremated and a memorial service will be at a later date.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: To be announced after the Covid-19 health crisis
Burial: Ditney Ridge Cemetery, Norris City, Illinois

4 thoughts on “Shirley Faye Puckett”

  1. Oh my My heart aches for you all Loved Shirley so much She was a truly kind soul She was so good to us all when Mama died Will miss her as I know you all will too Prayers for comfort for you all

    Karen Cathey

  2. So sorry to hear this..I just saw her at Wal mart last time I was there…her and Jim was good people ..we miss visiting them when they came out here to feed their rabbits years ago…prayers sent to all her family and friends.. God bless

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