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Fairview Cemetery
aka- Maple Grove Cemetery
Denison, Texas

Justin G. Puckett
1883 - 1945

Eva Puckett
1884 - 1949
Denison--Funeral services for Mrs. J. G. Puckett, who died at a Denison hospital Wednesday, were held Thursday at 4 p. m. at the Bratcher-Moore Funeral Chapel. the Rev. Edward Bayless, Presbyterian minister, conducted. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery.
Survivors include: son, Alton D. Puckett of Wilmington Del.;  daughter, Miss Justine Puckett of Denison; three brothers, Adolph Johnson, Charlie Johnson and Harry Johnson, and a sister, Mrs. Tom B. Anderson, all of Denison. 
Sherman Democrat, June 2, 1949

J. G. Puckett, Denison Jeweler, Dies Thursday
Denison - Justus G. Puckett, prominent Denison business man and co-owner of the Rockwall Jewelry company, died at 6 a. m. Thursday at a local hospital after an illness of several years. He had been a patient at the hospital two days.
Mr. Puckett, who came to Denison 14 years ago, was born in Columbia, Tenn., the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Puckett. He received his education in Nashville, Tenn., and first came to Denison in 1903 as a Katy transportation office employee. After residing here a dozen years, he went to Dallas as chief clerk in the transportation office, residing there until 1920.
He then moved to Durant, Okla., and became manager of the Southerland Lumber Company, the position he was holding in 1931 when he came to Denison and purchased an interest in the Rockwell firm.
Several years ago, Mr. Puckett suffered a stroke and retired from active business. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Elks, and was an elder in the First Presbyterian church.
Surviving are the widow; a son, Afton D. Puckett, Washington, D. C.; a daughter, Miss Justine Puckett, Denison; three brothers, R. A. and E. C. Puckett, Nashville, Tenn., and T. M. Puckett, Columbia, Tenn.; and a sister, Mrs. Harry Horton, Colbert, Okla.
Funeral arrangements are not complete. 
Sherman Democrat, Jan 25, 1945

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