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 Mary Melvina <I>Wells</I> Purdy

Mary Melvina Wells Purdy

Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Death 30 Sep 1985 (aged 73)
Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 131654313 · View Source
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Mary Wells of Sumter County, daughter of Leroy and Emily Wayne Matthews Wells, married James Purdy, the 3rd son of Judge and Mrs. Robert Obadiah Purdy, Sr. James and Mary adopted a son, Carl.

Mary earned her R.N. from the Tuomey Hospital School of Nursing in Sumter, SC. She also received a degree in Education from The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC and a B.S. from Winthrop College in Rock Hill, SC. That degree was in Chemistry.

She became an Edmunds High School teacher of Chemistry.

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  • Created by: Barbara Ardis Coker
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 131654313
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Melvina Wells Purdy (15 Mar 1912–30 Sep 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131654313, citing Sumter Cemetery, Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Ardis Coker (contributor 47953916) .