Jerry Puckett

Jerry Puckett, 58 of Kansas City, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 29, in a car accident. His wife, Peggy, was critically injured but is recovering.
He was born in Iola and attended school and lived in Iola as a young adult. He moved to Kansas City and worked as a carpenter. He served in the U.S. Navy.
In 1979, he married Peggy Henry.
She survives, as do two sons, Gary, Rock Falls, Ill., and Freddy, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; a daughter, Jennifer, of the home; three grandchildren, Jonathan, Katelynn and Emma Puckett, Rock Falls; six brothers, Gilbert, Paola, Bill, Independence, Mo., Larry, Alliance, Neb., Mike, Lee’s Summit, and Ed and Phillip, Madison; and four sisters, Lila Benson, Maynard, Ark., Nellie Bancroft, Hardy, Ark., and Judy Jones and Dorris Francis, Le Roy.
Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, and funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Longview Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo.
Memorial contributions to American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association may be sent to the funeral home, 12700 S. Raytown Rd., Kansas City, MO 64149.