Walter Edward Puett

    Walter Edward Puett, 61, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018.
    He was a native of Murphy, but lived in Stone Mountain, Ga., for 12 years, where he worked for Shepherd Construction as a silk screener for highway signs. Ed moved back to Murphy in 1995.
    Ed loved playing the guitar, and enjoyed the outdoors and walking.
    He was the son of the late Walter Ray and Moselle Moore Puett.
    Surviving are a sister, Terelle Harr and husband Bruce of Murphy; a brother, Terry E. Puett of Murphy; two nieces, Tiffany Puett and Katy Beaver Butterworth and husband Craig, all of Boone.
    A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, May 25, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, with the Rev. Denny Smith officiating. A private inurnment will be in Sunset Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends from 3-3:50 p.m. Friday, May 25, at Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, prior to the services.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Walter Edward Puett to the Hurlburt-Johnson Homeless Shelter, 119 Peachtree St., Murphy, NC 28906.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, is in charge of all arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at

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Mailing Address:
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Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: 828-837-5122
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