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Dixie Gay Puckett
Dixie Gay (Branson) Puckett, age 75 of Linn passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Westphalia Hills.
Dixie was born November 5, 1941, in Linn, a daughter to the late Robert E and Flora May (Tyree) Branson.
Dixie went to school in Linn and later attended East Central Community College in Union.
On March 21, 1959, she was united in marriage to James Lee Puckett in Mountain Home, AR. He survives of the home.
Dixie was a homemaker and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses.
Dixie loved working in her flower gardens, traveling, cooking and entertaining friends and family.
In addition to her husband of 58 years, Dixie is survived by: one brother, Verlyn Branson of Union and one sister, Velda Party of Linn as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from noon until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Elder Gary Carey officiating.
Interment will follow in the Solid Rock Cemetery in Judge.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Holts Summit.
My deepest sympathy to each of you. Although I did not know Sister Puckett, I look forward to seeing her in a world where all is new. So many of our dear friends are falling asleep in death. But just as she enterained the hope of the resurrection we hold on to that hope knowing that it will soon be fulfilled. May you find comfort in one anoher and above may Jehovah continue to comfort and bless each of you.
Annette Sep 27 2017 12:00 AM
Sorry I cannot come put my niece passed away with cancer and her funeral is this weekend also. But PRAYERS for all the family and God Bless love you all.
Shirleyeckenfels1933@gmail.com Sep 26 2017 12:00 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss. Dixie and I were grade school friends. She would ride home with me on the school bus and we spent many evenings playing. When the sun went down and she needed to go home ( she lived just up the road) I would walk her half way and then we would both take off running to our homes looking all the time for the panther we were sure lurked in the woods somewhere. She was a wonderful friend and one I will always remember.
Scharlet Ward Sep 24 2017 12:00 AM
I was so sorry to see this announcement today. Dixie and I were very good friends when we were in school. Dixie was a truely loyal and caring friend. Heaven received a true Angel, Rest In Peace my friend.
Sending prayers up for her family
Joanie Baclesse Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM
We know it will be hard on you. Waiting they say is the hardest part. Waiting for Dixie to be resurrected back to the earth so she can continue to work in her garden and sit in the sunshine with you by her side. We don't know what it will be like in the new system that Jehovah speaks of in his word the Bible but we do know he will satisfy all our desires.
Know that Jehovah is grasping your right hand this very minute Isaiah 41:13.
You are in our prayers. Christian Love.
William and Beth Lane Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM
I was saddened to hear of your great loss. My condolences to you and yours and Dixie's extended family. I remember all the good times the three of us had together and it brings a smile.
God be with you in this time of sorrow.
Love from your nephew, Dennis R Puckett
Dennis R Puckett Sep 23 2017 12:00 AM
We send love to your family! We keep you all in our prayers! Dixie will be missed very much! We look so forward to the promised resurrection where we will see Dixie again healthy and young. We look forward to seeing Revelation 21:4 fulfilled. May Jehovah surround you with love and comfort Isaiah 41:10 and 13. Love and hugs, Veronica and Billy Johnson
William and Veronica Johnson Sep 22 2017 12:00 AM
Jim, I am so deeply sorry for your great loss, I know how much you love Dixie and how severely you will miss her. You are in my heart and prayers.
May our Lord Jesus Christ wrap you in His loving Mercies, may HE give you comfort beyond all understanding, and may He replace your sadness and heartache with the joy and laughter of loving memories; and give you peace. Amen
Jammie Shockley (Valley View & MoDOT) Sep 22 2017 12:00 AM