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Maxine Iris Puckett 1927 - 2016
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Maxine Iris Puckett 1927 - 2016

Maxine Iris Puckett died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in company of her family in Longview, Texas. She was born Jan. 29, 1927, the daughter of E.L. and Irene Bush. She was a 1945 graduate of Great Bend High School. On Sept. 28, 1950, she married Kelly B. Puckett in Wichita. She was employed as a secretary at Bankers Investment of Great Bend, later by employed by Stickney Distributing and a part time employee of the Great Bend Tribune. She had a passion for playing bridge, dancing with her husband and friends, and tending to her flowers.
Mrs. Puckett was a loyal attendee of the First Christian Church in Great Bend.
Survivors include her twin sister, Madeline Ferris of Protection; two sons, Donald L. Puckett and wife Debra of Longview, Texas, and Todd A. Puckett and wife Renie of Savannah, Ga.; two grandchildren Tara Puckett Madsen (Jason) of Olathe, and Travis Ward Puckett (Stacey) of McKinney, Texas; and five great-grandchildren include Carson, Kendal, and Clark Madsen, and Brooks and Ellie Puckett. She was preceded in death by her husband, mother, father, and step father.
A memorial service will be held in her honor at 10 a.m. on Monday at the First Christian Church in Great Bend. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Christian Church in Great Bend and The American Cancer Society. A memorial guestbook may be signed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Rader Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 609
Longview, TX 75606
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 9, 2016