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Dorothy Louise Miller Puryear
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1916
Death: Apr. 4, 2002
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA

Dorothy Louise Miller Puryear, 86, of Senatobia, died Thursday, April 4, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. Ms. Puryear was past president of the County Council of Home Demonstration Club, past president of the Thyatira Mississippi PTA, and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Independence.

Services were held Monday, April 8 at C.O. Pate Funeral Home in Senatobia with interment in Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia. Active pallbearers were Tyler Roberts, Parley Holliday, Jr., Paul Henry McCuller, Calvin Seago, Barry Embrey, Paul Embrey and Don Embrey. Honorable pallbearers were Charles Miller, Tommy Miller, Robert Thompson, Glenn Hobbs, Tommy Simpson, Bobby Burford, Gayle Price and Bob Meacham. Dr. John Flowers and Mike Jones officiated.

Ms. Puryear was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Puryear. She is survived by one daughter, Janie P. Holliday of Highland, Utah; one son, Kenny B. Puryear of Senatobia; one sister, Marie James of Conway, Ark.; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

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see also:

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Dorothy Louise Miller, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Name:James A Puryear
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date (Formatted): 24 Dec 1935
Event Place: , Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
Birth Year (Estimated):
Residence Place: Thyatira, Mississippi
Spouse's Name: Dorothy Louise Miller
Spouse's Age:
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Residence Place: Independence, Mississippi

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Brewton Miller
United States Census, 1930
birth: 1884 Mississippi
residence: 1930 Beat 5, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States
spouse:Luvenia Miller
children: Simeon Miller, Jessee B Miller, Dorethy Miller, Marie Miller

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Brewton B Miller
United States Census, 1910
birth: 1883 Mississippi
residence: 1910 Beat 3, Tate, Mississippi, United States
mother:Diana J Miller
spouse:Venia L Miller
child:Simeon R Miller

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Family links: 
  Brewton B Miller (1883 - 1976)
  Venie Milam Miller (1889 - 1973)
  James Alfred Puryear (1912 - 2000)*
  Janice Puryear (1937 - 1937)*
  Jessie Brewton Miller (1911 - 1979)*
  Dorothy Louise Miller Puryear (1916 - 2002)
  Wilma Elizabeth Miller James (1927 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
James A. (Jap) / Dorothy Miller
Aug. 12, 1912 / Jan. 24, 1916
Sep. 23, 2000 / Apr. 4, 2002
Married Dec. 24, 1935
Bethesda Cemetery
Tate County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Lanie
Originally Created by: Neil Loftiss
Record added: Nov 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61732674
Dorothy Louise <i>Miller</i> Puryear
Added by: Neil Loftiss
Dorothy Louise <i>Miller</i> Puryear
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To My Love Family Connection
- Lanie
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
Sleep well, Cousin.
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Dec. 29, 2012
To My Love Family Connection
- Lanie
 Added: Feb. 28, 2011

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