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Tina Mae “Tiny” Craft Puckett
(April 19, 1939 – September 8, 2022)

Tina Mae “Tiny” Craft Puckett, 83 of Magee, Mississippi passed away from her earthly home and was welcomed into her heavenly home on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Wednesday, April 19, 1939, in Magee, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home at 302 8th Ave SW, Magee, Mississippi, and on Sunday, September 11, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until service time at Kennedy Springs Baptist Church at 2021 Hwy 540, Magee, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Kennedy Springs Baptist Church. The burial will follow in Kennedy Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Magee, Mississippi. Rev. Roger Lee and Rev. Wade Mathis will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. 601-849-5031

Mrs. Tiny Puckett was a member of Kennedy Springs Baptist Church in Magee, Mississippi.  She fearlessly loved God and encouraged others to keep God first and family second.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, cousin, aunt, and friend. She enjoyed styling hair, cooking, playing the piano/organ in church for fifty-four years, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She will be greatly missed by all of her loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel Craft, Sr.; mother, Maxie Womack Craft; brothers, Elmer Roberts, RT Craft, Lonnie Craft and Rayford Craft; and sisters, Myrtis Craft Neely, Ivy Knight Lewis and Louise Knight Warren.

Survivors include her loving husband of forty-seven years, Billy Puckett of Magee, MS; one son, Keith Parker (Lisa) of Terry, MS; one daughter, Leigh Puckett Lawrence (Paul) of Magee, MS; eight grandchildren, Stuart Pitts (Taylor) of Baton Rouge, LA, Allyson Pitts of Brookhaven, MS, Hailey Lawrence of Magee, MS, Alexandria Parker (Johnathan Crabbe) of Flowood, MS, Harley Pitts of Oxford, MS, Joshua Parker of Oxford, MS, Seth Lawrence of Magee, MS, and Shandi Roberson (Michael) of Byram, MS; four great-grandchildren, Madi Williams of Brookhaven, MS, Ainsley Schroder of Brookhaven, MS, Colton Wallace of Magee, MS and Ann Harrison Pitts of Baton Rouge, LA; two brothers, Samuel Craft, Jr. (Janet) of Mendenhall, MS, and Glenn Craft (Brenda) of Mendenhall, MS; three sisters, Georgia Craft Strickland of Mendenhall, MS, Dorothy Craft Carter of Florence, MS, and Martha Craft Ponder (Paul) of Madison, MS; and a host of other family members and friends.

Pallbearers will be Johnathan Crabbe, Anthony Maddox, Alan Little, Ricky Strickland, Randy Strickland, and Timothy Craft.

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