Virginia C. Puckett who was born in Vienna,GA to Dewey and Faye Carroll on January 28, 1926 passed away peacefully on February 13, 2021 at Extendicare after an extended illness.
After finishing high school, Virginia moved to Atlanta, GA for nursing school. There she met the love of her life, Bob Puckett. They married in March 1947 and because of rules of that day, she had to quit nursing school because of her marriage. She went to work for Miller's Book and Gift Store where she worked until her retirement. Upon retirement, Bob and Virginia moved to Dothan, AL to be closer to family. There they became members of Calvary Baptist Church where she became a longtime Sunday School teacher for young women.
Ginner, as she was called by her family, was very creative and enjoyed decorating. She loved pretty things and spending time decorating for every holiday. She also loved to work in her yard, which was always kept meticulous and beautiful. She was an excellent cook, especially candy and pies, and enjoyed sharing her culinary skills with others. Mrs. Puckett was a most generous individual. She loved to help and would drop everything to assist someone in need. She was a strong prayer warrior and loved to study her Bible.
Mrs. Puckett was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Faye Carroll: her brother, D.S. Carroll; and by her husband of 54 years, Bob Puckett.
She is survived by her sister, Helen C. Turner, Dothan, AL; nephew, Billy Turner, Dothan; niece, Becky Crockett (Dave), Perry, GA; and several great nephews and great nieces.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 11:00 at Memory Hill Cemetery.
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