Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Scroggins, Willie Mae (Puckett) (11 Jul 1931 - 6 Oct 2015) [54176:N].

Scroggins, Willie Mae (Puckett) (11 Jul 1931 - 6 Oct 2015) [54176:N].
Daughter of Scroggins, Lonnie M. (31 Jan 1902 - 26 Nov 1976) [43950:N].
Daughter of Scroggins, Mittie Ann Nolan. (19 Oct 1910 - 19 Aug 1974) [49622:N].
Houston Chronicle, Willie Mae (Scroggins) Puckett, 11 Oct 2015
(Updated 9 Oct 2015).

Willie Mae Puckett [54176:N], 84, died at home Oct. 6, 2015.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Niday Funeral Home, 12440 Beamer Road, with viewing at 9 a.m. Burial will be at Forest Park East.

Willie Mae was born in Columbia, LA, July 11, 1931. She married Colonel Foster Puckett Feb. 29, 1948. She was preceded in death by her husband and daughter, Brenda Jean Fox.

She is survived by daughter, Cynthia A. Puckett-Moore; son, Jeffrey F. Puckett; grandchildren, Suzanne M. Garza, Elizabeth C. Gonzales, Anthony R. Robbins, and Jeffrey F. Puckett,II; eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was the eldest of 11 children born to Lonnie M. [43950:N] and Mittie A. [49622:N] Scroggins.

Willie Mae worked various jobs throughout her life including picking cotton, bowling instructor and telephone operator. She became a hairdresser in the late 1960s and was owner of the "Hair by Capri" beauty salon for more than 30 years.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Oct. 11, 2015

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