Edna Jones Puckette, of Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away on April 8, 2023. Edna was born on December 12, 1932, in Lynchburg to the late Buster D. and Lottie Arthur Jones of Lynchburg. She lived in Lynchburg her entire life and attended E.C. Glass High School. Edna obtained her one-year certificate in typing from Phillip’s Business College. She worked as a waitress at Pearson’s Drug Store for five years and then worked at Kroger as a cashier for over 35 years before retiring. Edna attended Chestnut Hill Baptist Church.
Edna is survived by her brother; Roy Jones, of Washington state and by her brother; Henry Tyree, of Lynchburg. Edna is also survived by several nephews and nieces, including nephew David H. Jones of Irving, Texas and his wife, Annie, and including niece Susan R. Jones Mudrie of Lynchburg and her husband, Rick. David and Susan are brother and sister and remember Edna always being an important part of their lives. Edna is also survived by two great nephews, children of David and Annie, whom she adored: Roberto David Jones and Ricardo Daniel Jones, and by Ricardo’s wife, Hayley Jones, all of whom reside in Lynchburg. Edna was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Randolph, as well as by four brothers: Bobby Jones, Billy Jones, Lloyd Jones, and Coy Jones.
A funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 1 p.m. A visitation will be held two hours prior at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Fort Hill Memorial Park.
Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg is assisting the family.