Thursday, January 6, 2011

Marvin L. Puckett, 74, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Barry County Care Center in Cassville.

He was born on June 15, 1936, in Fort Lupton, Colo., the son of Ralph Joseph and Lucy May (Starbuck) Puckett. He was united in marriage to Doris Mayfield on June 22, 1956, in Alva, Okla.

Survivors include: his wife, Doris; one son, Allen Puckett, of Marionville; two daughters, Rachael Boettcher of Wichita, Kan., and Sharon "Sherry" Puckett, of Monett; three sisters, Nellie Ratliff and her husband, Dr. H.L. Ratliff, of Norman, Okla., Alicia Shearer and her husband, Jim, of Tulsa, Okla., and Shirley Long and her husband, John, of Calico Rock, Ark.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Vernon Puckett, and one sister, Joyce.

He received his education in Cleveland, Okla. He and Doris moved from Oklahoma to Great Bend, Kan., where they lived until they moved to Aurora, and then Cassville, three and a half years ago.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. No services are planned at this time.

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