Ruby May Puckett

Graveside services for Ruby May Puckett, 93, Lawrence, will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ms. Puckett died Monday, June 22, 2020, at The Windsor of Lawrence.

She was born February 27, 1927, in Lawrence, Kansas, the daughter of William McKinley and Lillie Marie Bond Puckett. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1945.

Ms. Puckett worked at Maupintour Inc. and Lawrence Memorial Hospital as a switchboard operator. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, butterflies, little dogs, and traveling.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Mooney and husband Ken of Lawrence; grandchildren, Michelle Lown, Dana Mooney, Shane Whitaker; great grandchildren, Peyton Whitaker, Billy Lown, Cody Lown, Mackenzie Lown; great great grandchildren; Hunter Lown, Landry Lown, and Harper Lown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Teresa Whitaker; and brothers, William McKinley Puckett Jr., and Richard Keith Puckett.

The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to The Kansas Society for children with challenges, sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Steven L. George...

I’m so sorry for your loss, I didn’t know Ruby, but she looks like a wonderful and beautiful lady. God bless.

From Wendy Dalquest...

I’m so sorry for the families loss. I have so many fond memories of Ruby. Her and my mom spent a lot of time together and I know mom appreciated her company on the “geneology” trips.

From Shirley Anderson...

I had the pleasure of working with Ruby many years ago at Maupintours. It was a joy getting to know Ruby. Her kindness and smile will be missed but not forgotten.

From Stella Lambert...

Cheryl and family, sorry for your loss.

From Larry & Karen Puckett...

Ruby was a dear sweet lady, and she will be missed.

From Patricia Kirk...

Ruby was my dad’s little sister so she was a part of my childhood and as a teen, I lived with her while I went to high school. Of course she was a part of my adulthood as well. She was always gracious, funny, and responsible. I wanted to be like Ruby–didn’t come close. She had a magic touch in her cooking. I don’t remember a better cook. Her house was so clean a doctor could have performed surgery on her floor. She will be missed.

From Mary Rector...

Shane and Peyton, I am so sorry to hear of Ruby’s passing, I know you both loved her very much and will miss her greatly.

From Debbie Mudrock...

Dear Cheryl I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a dear sweet lady and she will be missed.

From Terrie Boguski...

Dear Shane and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We only met “Grandma” once at Shane and Dora’s wedding. It was so apparent how loved she was and how loving. I know you all will miss her a lot. I hope your faith will help you through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you all.
Terrie and Mark Boguski

From Judi Rawlings...

Ruby was a gentle, kind soul and I remember her fondly from all her years at Maupintour……..she will be missed.

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