|Death: ||Apr. 12, 1981|
Elva Purnell, Jr.
Elva Purnell, Jr., 55, died at his residence in Duck Hill, April 12.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Purnell of Duck Hill, one daughter Linda Purnell of Duck Hill; one son, Mitchell Purnell of Duck Hill; his stepmother, Mrs. Joe Willie McDaniels of Winona; four sisters, Mrs. Allean Ward of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Mattie Small of Duck Hill, Miss Lela Purnell of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Mary Taylor of Detroit, Mich.; six brothers, Elver Purnell and William Purnell both of Indianapolis, Ind., Leroy Purnell and Robert Purnell of Winona, Otis Purnell of Tampa, Fla., and Dotson Purnell of Detroit, Mich.; one step-brother, Jessie Shelton of Chicago, Ill. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Rev. L. V. Powell conducted the services at Roberts & Sons Mortuary Chapel. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery with Roberts & Sons Mortuary in charge.
Pallbearers were Johnny B. Forrest, Charlie Bibbs, Richard Seals, Sid Small, Jr., Steve Leonard and Green Pittman.
The Winona Times
April 23, 1981
Spring Hill Cemetery
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Jan 12, 2013
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