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Patricia "Jean" Puckett Law

April 10, 1938 — August 26, 2021

Mrs. Patricia Jean Puckett Law, age 83, of Humphreys County, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at her and her husband's home in Waverly, TN. She was born April 10, 1938, at Tennessee River Blue Creek, Humphreys County, Tennessee, the firstborn of William "Murray" and Verna "Lucille" Merideth Puckett, and granddaughter of Bailey T. and Almeda Champion Puckett and John J. and Julia Alice Buchanan Merideth, all of whom predeceased her. She was married for 67 years to Delmar Woodrow Law who survives her. She was employed for 27 years as a paralegal in law offices in Wayne County, Michigan, retiring in 1993 from Gazley and Grunow Law Office, Flat Rock, Michigan, and returned that same year to Humphreys County. She was a Past President of Soroptimist International of Flat Rock, Michigan, a member of the Humphreys County Historical Society, and was a member of Hickman, Perry, and Stewart Counties Historical Societies. She was certified by the Tennessee Department of State and Tennessee State Library and Archives as a Records Manager, and was a former Archivist for the Humphreys County Archives, where she had volunteered from its establishment in 2001 to 2012. She had a love of history, and was an avid genealogist. She was a member of Old School Baptist Church, and was devoted to the Lord and Savior, her family, friends, and country. Visitation with the family will be Monday, August 30, 2021, from 1:00 p.m until 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, August 31, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. until Funeral Service time at 1:00 p.m., at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly. Her dear Grandson Evan Tonks and Elder Gary Wallace will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the McKeel Cemetery in Cuba Landing, Tennessee. Survivors also include son, Perry Mark (Margaret) Law, White Bluff, daughter, Julie Alice (Howard) Bowes, Waverly, granddaughters, Christina Anne Southworth, Madison Heights, Michigan, Shelby Lauren (Russell) Downing, Eva, TN, and Josie Hannah (Jacob) Wheat, New Johnsonville, grandson, Evan Landry Law (Courtney) Tonks, Waverly, and great grandson, Lliam Collins, Madison Heights, Michigan. In addition she is survived by brothers, Larry Joe (Patti) Puckett, Slocomb, Alabama, Daryl Edwin (Ruth) Puckett, Holladay, TN, nephew Robert (Jerri) Puckett, Enterprise, AL, (as well as dear friend from childhood, Cheryle Dailey, of Oceanside, CA.) She was also predeceased by nephew, Larry Joe Puckett, Jr., sister-in-law Carolyn Puckett, and son-in-law, Craig Tonks. LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME 2400 Hwy. 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185 Telephone 931-296-2437
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