Obituary for Nora Belle Puckett Owens

OwensNoraBELLeOwensNoraBELLeowens nora belleNora Belle Puckett Owens, age 97 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday morning August 16, 2023 at Commonwealth Senior Living – Christiansburg, Virginia. Born August 2, 1926 in Pulaski she was the daughter of the late John & Josie Bell Quesenberry Puckett. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arless Edwin Owens, Sr., son, Arless Edwin Owens, Jr., daughter, Sharon Gunter, an infant sister and brothers, Willard, Ralph and Buddy Puckett.

After retiring from Radford Arsenal with over 25 years of service, Nora Bell worked many years and many places in retail, such as Mimi’s Tots & Teens, Wise Fashions and greeted at Walmart. She was one of the original founders of the Max Creek Baptist Church in Hiwassee.

Nora Belle is survived by her

Son – Jon Davy (Tammy) Owens – Pulaski

Grandchildren – Bruce Guynn – Roanoke, Gena (JR) Brown – New River

7 Great Grandchildren – Sarah Guynn, Jonathan Guynn, Corey Lisi, Cameryn Lisi, Braxton Brown, Briannah Brown, Blayke Brown

Great, Great Grandchildren – Ryeland, Jordyn and Braylon

Brothers – Jim Puckett – TN, Jerry (Carolyn) Puckett – Pulaski

Son-in-law – Harry Gunter

A number of nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Friday, August 18, 2023 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Harry Gunter officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiloh Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Friday at the Funeral Home.

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The family would like to thank Commonwealth Senior Living (Christiansburg, VA) and Medi-Home Hospice for their loving care.

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.