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Mrs. Darlene Elkins Garland

Obituary for Mrs. Darlene Elkins Garland

September 6, 1934 - March 8, 2021
Murray, Kentucky | Age 86

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Mrs. Darlene Elkins Garland, age 86, of Dexter, Kentucky, died Monday, March 8, 2021, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Mrs. Garland was born in Dexter, Kentucky, on September 6, 1934, to the late Maxie Puckett and Elizabeth Copeland Puckett. Mrs. Garland retired from Mattel and was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Garland was preceded in death by her first husband, Homer Elkins, who died in 2016; three brothers, James Mac Puckett, Sammy Puckett, and Rickie Puckett; and by one sister, Marion Brown.

Mrs. Garland is survived by her husband, Billy Gene Garland of Murray, Kentucky; one daughter, Sharon Gail Griffin of Almo, Kentucky; two sisters, Kay Thorn of Dexter, Kentucky and Betty "Skip" Barron (Bobby) of Murray, Kentucky; one brother, Harvey Puckett (Karen) of Dexter, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Ginger Pittman (Cliff) of Hazel, Kentucky, Aleshia Banks (Mitch Craig) of Murray, Kentucky, Monica Spiceland (Daniel) of Murray, Kentucky, and Mandy Underwood (Brooks) of Murray, Kentucky; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler Pittman (Abby Tidwell), Abby Pittman Hale (Matthew), Ezra Banks, Brooklynn Underwood, Kamden Underwood, Danica Spiceland, and Dallis Spiceland; as well as one great-great grandchild, Catherine Grace Pittman.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Luke Puckett will officiate, and burial will follow in the Dexter Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021, prior to the funeral service from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com

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    803 Poplar Street
    Murray, KY 42071

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Murray, KY 42071
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