Mattie Puffer, 83

Mattie Florence Hale Puffer, 83, of Myrtle, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Union County to George Beurman Hale and Rosie Florence Motes Hale. She was a retired seamstress for the New Albany Shirt Factory. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.
Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the United Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Louie Williams and the Rev. Chris Douglass officiating. Burial was in the Macedonia Cemetery. United Funeral Service in New Albany was in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmy D. Puffer of Myrtle, a daughter Shirley Herring of Myrtle; a son, Bobby Murphree of Memphis; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sons, Larry Wayne Murphree, James Paul Murphree and Ricky Thomas Moore.
Pallbearers were Robert Long, Bryan Herring, Wayne Murphree, David Herring, Andrew Douglass, Jacob Douglass, Chris Douglass and Tommy Hale.
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