First Posted: 1/20/2009
MOUNT AIRY Miss Ella Mae Polly Puckett, 86, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at Central Continuing Care. Mrs. Puckett was born in Surry County Dec. 25, 1922, to the late William Haston and Lena Davis Puckett. She was retired from Perry Manufacturing and was a member of the Pine Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for 26 years, 1982 to 2009. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, David and Kaye Puckett of Mount Airy; two grandsons, Jonathan Puckett and fiance, Maggie Venable, of Mount Airy and Ben Puckett of Mount Airy; one great-grandchild, Jeremiah Haston Puckett; and four sisters and brother-in-law, Bettie Hill and Mary Lou Collins, both of Mount Airy, Barbara Cooke of King and Frances and the Rev. Bill Watson of Ararat. In addition to her parents, Miss Puckett was preceded in death by three sisters, Maude Senter, Lizzie Jones and Annie Bell Puckett; and six brothers, John Puckett, Claude (Bud) Puckett, Bill Puckett, Joe Puckett, Roger Puckett and Jake Puckett. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with services conducted by the Rev. Grover Jarrell and the Rev. Bill Watson with burial to follow in the Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.