A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Afton Carlos & Delphia Eleanor Dugger Puckett. She was a graduate of Hampton High School. Elsie was retired from Tri City Skin & Cancer Center. She was active member of Deliverance Church of God where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher for years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters: Patsy, Madge, Dorothy & Faye. She was involved in several activities including baking.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years: Harold Presnell. “Four Children: Tammy Murray, Lisa Presnell and Robert H. Presnell all of Hampton and Billy Harold Presnell, Elizabethton. Eight Grandchildren: Jacqueline Range, Anthony (Alicia) Perry, Immanuel Elliott, Ashley Perry, Christa Presnell, Jonathon Hardin, Raylen Presnell, and Elizabeth Kacmar. Eight Great Grandchildren: Mitchell Perry, Dexter Perry, Skilar Hardin, Samuel Range, Karter Roberson, Moira-Kaye Perry, Liam Presnell and Ezekiel Roberson. Her siblings: Helen, Betty, Ronald, Donald and Afton. Several nieces & nephews.
A Service to Celebrate the Life of Elsie will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dean Presnell, Rev. Hobart Bradshaw and Rev. Mack A. Presnell officiating. Interment will follow in the Markland Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Music will be provided by Mack & Michael Presnell. Active Pallbearers will be: Billy Harold Presnell, Robert Presnell, Anthony Perry, Jonathon Hardin, Jason Flisch and Afton Puckett. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Ronald Puckett, Donald Puckett, Timmy Church and her church family. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Smokey Mountain Medical Equipment and the staff of Avalon Hospice for the excellent care Elsie received. The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Presnell family