George Puckett

Obituary of George M. Puckett

George M. Puckett 1929-2021 George M. Puckett, 91, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021. He was born in Ravenwood, Missouri on April 7, 1929, the son of Sylvester Ralph and Lena M. (Mozingo) Puckett. George attended grade school at Hickory Creek School and High School at Guilford High, Guilford, Missouri and graduated in 1947. He farmed for 2 years and entered the Army in December 1949 and served on active duty and the Reserves being discharged in 1956 as a Sergeant. George joined the Latter-Day Saints Church in 1956 and was High Priest. He served in many callings as Elder Quorum President, High Priest Group Leader, counselor in the Bishoprics Stake High Council and Branch President in Hiawatha, Kansas. He and his first wife served as temple workers in St. Louis temple just prior to her death. George married Thoristina Thompson in 1951 in St. Joseph at Patee Park Baptist Church on Valentine’s Day, February 14. She passed away April 2, 1998 in Savannah, Missouri. He was preceded in death by parents, wives, Thoristina (Thompson) Puckett, Wilma Gene (Chowning) Puckett; son, Randall Puckett; several brothers, sisters, stepbrothers and stepsisters. They had 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls, Eddie and Debbie in McCleary, Washington, Linda and Don Pritchard of St. Genevieve, Missouri, Joseph Puckett of Cameron, Louisiana, Nancy and Jeff Flight of Oregon, Missouri; George has 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Anna Thompson, Larry Puckett, Jerry Puckett, Hubert Puckett, Raymond Puckett, Connie Davis and Joyce Moss; stepchildren, Tammy Snodgrass, Dianna Jacobs, Kimberly Matthews, Raymond Matthews. He remarried Wilma Gene Chowning July 10, 1999 at Pattonsburg, Missouri. She passed away July 9, 2006. He had 4 stepdaughters of this marriage. He remarried Patricia Dianne Bonner August 17, 2007 in Springfield, Missouri. Services 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Feb. 23 2021, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Interment Savannah Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Feb. 23.2021, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Obituary and online guestbook at simplifyfunerals.com
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Tuesday
23
February

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Simplify Cremations & Funerals
235 St. Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
Tuesday
23
February

Service

11:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Simplify Cremations & Funerals
235 St. Joseph Ave
St. Joseph, Missouri, United States

Interment

Savannah Cemetery
Court St
Savannah, Missouri, United States
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