DERBY – Doris M. Puckett, 90, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Memorial Graveside Service: 10 am, Friday, June 14, 2019 at Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born May 1, 1929 to Alva and Della (Foster) Carson in Great Bend, Kan.
Doris graduated from Wesley Nursing School in 1950 and worked as a Operating Room Nurse at Wesley, St. Joseph Hospital, Wichita VA Hospital, and the Wichita Clinic for most of her career until her retirement in 1997.
After her retirement she worked at a dress shop. Doris was always known as an impeccable dresser. She was an avid reader.
Because Doris was a dedicated grandmother and enjoyed attending their activities, she was known as "Gammon" to everyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd; daughter, DeAnn Wellemeyer; son, Brad Puckett; and grandson, Phillip "Doobie" Wellemeyer.
Doris is survived by her son-in-law, Bob Wellemeyer; grandchildren, Gerard Wellemeyer, Danielle (Nick Greusel) Wellemeyer, JuJu Wellemeyer, and Barett Wellemeyer; and great-granddaughter, Sami Wellemeyer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Victory In The Valley, 3755 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67218. www.smithfamilymortuaries.com