James Donald Puckett, 84, of Smyrna died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at his residence in Smyrna.
He was a member of the Stones River Baptist Church and he was retired from Avco Aircraft Assembly.
The funeral was held Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home.
Burial followed in DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Herbert and Myrtle Arena Foutch Puckett; a daughter Tammy Garner; and a sister, Nina Rose Bain.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Carol Puckett of Smyrna. Three daughters, Cheryl and Steve Addington of Walter Hill, Aleisha and Chad Burchett of Smithville, and Scarlet Adcock Smyrna. One brother, W.J. Puckett of Coopertown. One sister, Motie Shadowens of Charlotte. Seven grandchildren, Chris and Kelly Close of Lascassas, Shayne and Kevin Pitts of Knoxville, Callie Garner and Jenna Garner of Murfreesboro, Brandon Adcock of Smyrna, and Olivia Fuson and Skylar Fuson of Smithville. Five great grandchildren.
Pallbearers included; Jim Foutch, Brent and Gary Russell, Brandon and Jim Adcock, and Chris Close.
In addition to flowers, donations may be made to Stones River Baptist Church and the Alzheimer's Association.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, was in charge of the arrangements.
November 2, 2016