aka- Maple Grove Cemetery
Justin G. Puckett
1883 - 1945
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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