Mattie Lucille Puckett

Mattie Lucille Puckett, 97 of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at her home. She was a native of Hardin County and worked for Armour Foods for 18 years. She was a member of Valley Creek Baptist Church where she taught 2 and 3 year olds and served on the Hostess Committee. She loved her God, family and her church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, James K. Puckett; two sons, James Douglas Puckett and James Roger Puckett; her parents, Samuel and Stella Hodge Tharpe; four brothers, Gusta, Everett, Joe and Ira Tharpe and three sisters, Mayme Self, Gladys Tharpe and Lavenia "Dean" Duncan and a grandson. She is survived by her daughter and her husband, Jeanette and Fred Rogers of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren, Sheryl (Ricky) Meredith, Kim (Scott) Kerr and Timmy (Rachel) Puckett; 13 Great Grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. The funeral will be Monday at 12 p.m. at Valley Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Kerr officiating. Burial will follow in Valley Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home and continue at 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Valley Creek Baptist Church or Hosparus. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Monday, June 10, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Valley Creek Baptist Church


Monday, June 10, 2019 starting at 12:00 PM
Valley Creek Baptist Church

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