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Lela Allene Downey Puckett
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1896
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul., 1948

Mrs. Lela Allene Puckett, wife of Henry Ivan Puckett, died at 9:15p.m. Monday at her home, 608 S. 23rd street. Her age was 50 years, six months, and eight days.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3:00p.m. at Myers Chapel, with the Rev. Bird Green officiating, and burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends may call at any time up until the funeral hour.

Mrs. Puckett was born December 27, 1897 in Webber township Jefferson County, the daughter of Edward F. and Nancy (Marlow) Downey.

On February 25, 1920 she was married to Henry Ivan Puckett, who survives.

She was a member of the Marlow Methodist Church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Harold Downey Puckett of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Mrs. Howard McCollum of Whittington, Ill.; two brothers, Howard Downney of Mt. Vernon and Henry Downey of Opdyke; and one grandson.

Obit contributed by John Fisher-Green #47514283

Note - Obit gives birth year as 1897, headstone shows 1896. The 1900 census (Jefferson Co.,IL) shows her birth as Dec, 1896. 
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  Nancy Mary Marlow Downey (1867 - 1942)
  Henry Ivan Puckett (1900 - 1977)*
  Howard Downey (1893 - 1979)*
  Lela Allene Downey Puckett (1896 - 1948)
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Ron Hanks
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
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Lela Allene <i>Downey</i> Puckett
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Lela Allene <i>Downey</i> Puckett
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