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Carolyn Backus

November 16, 1944 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 77)


Carolyn Sue Puckett Backus, age 77, of Kingston passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.  She was born November 16, 1944 in Decatur, Alabama.   She was a graduate of Roane County High School and received degrees from both Lincoln Memorial University and Bowling Green State University. Carolyn’s career was dedicated to educating and helping children as an elementary teacher and later a school psychologist for more than thirty-five years until retirement from Knox County Schools.  Carolyn was an avid reader and cherished traveling with her family and friends. She enjoyed working puzzles with a good cup of coffee and spending time with her grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, George Puckett, Sr. & Mamie Conn Puckett; brother, George Puckett, Jr.; son, Jonathan Backus


Sons                             Jason Backus & wife, Marcie of Richmond, Ku

                                     Erick Backus of Kingston

                                     Robert Backus & wife, Heather of Kingston


8 Grandchildren


Brothers                       Robert Puckett & wife, Fran of Lenoir City

                                      Don Puckett & wife, Sissie of Kingston


Sister                             Ann P. Branam & husband, Bob of Harriman


Dear Friends                Sandra Houston of Kingston and Martha Terrell of Knoxville


Several extended family members and friends


Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Fraker Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Griffis officiating.  Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net.  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
March 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Fraker Funeral Home
1445 Kingston Highway
Kingston, TN 37763

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