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Allen Goode Puckett Jr.

Allen Goode Puckett Jr. of Scottsburg died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 19, 1928 and was 85 years of age. He was married first to Susie Hazel Duffey Puckett then to Mary Ellen Betterton McCormick Puckett, both preceded him in death.

Mr. Puckett was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Mr. Puckett is survived by one daughter, Lesa Starr Puckett of Halifax; one son, Danny Grey Puckett and friend Sharon Ann Lloyd of Scottsburg; two sisters, Phyllis P. Oakley of Oxford, NC and Jean P. Duncan of Oxford; one brother, Ned Alfred Puckett of Goldsboro, NC; one grandson, Adam Grey Puckett of Lynchburg.

In addition to his parents and two wives, he was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth Puckett Stevens.

Funeral services for Mr. Puckett will be held at Powell Funeral Home chapel Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Greg Smith and Mike Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Dan River Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Saturday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.  and other times at his home, 5120 Clays Mill Road, Scottsburg, VA.

For memorials, consider Ronald McDonald House or South Boston Lions Club.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.