Jewell Puckett Love, age 93, sweetly entered into the kingdom of Heaven on Sunday, March 12, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Columbus and Lular (Ponder) Puckett, her loving husband of 64 years, H. D. (Dee) Love; infant daughter, Linda Sue Love; brother, Harrison Puckett; sisters, Mattie Foster, Inez Frazier, Odell Elmore, Josie Beschoner, Hattie Jones, and Rhea Nell Parsley.
Surviving are her children, one son, Raymond Love and his wife Janey, three daughters, Ila Love Tidwell, Nancy and her husband, Jack Daniel, Ellen and her husband, Scott Eggleston. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Dee Dee McElhaney, Bobby Davenport, and Jeremiah Love, four step-grandchildren, Penny Sain, Nikki Langlois, and Zack and Cari Eggleston; eight great- grandchildren; five step-great*grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. As the last standing matriarch of the Puckett family, she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Jewell was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, affectionately known as "Mama Jewell." She devoted her life to following Jesus and loving her family. A retired beautician, she loved gardening, and at her death, she was the oldest member of Woodbury First United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Woodbury United Methodist Church. Bro. John Wesley Hembree and Bro. Scott Eggleston officiated with interment following in Whorton Springs Cemetery.
Woodbury Funeral Home, Woodbury, TN was in charge of the arrangements.
March 22, 2017