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 Bessie Clementine <I>Jefferies</I> Purdue

Bessie Clementine Jefferies Purdue

Birth
Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Death 31 May 2007 (aged 97)
Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
Burial Azalia, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 37434360 · View Source
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Columbus Republic 2 Jun 2007
Bessie C. Purdue
Elizabethtown

Bessie C. Purdue, 96, of Elizabethtown died at 9:14 p.m. Thursday, may, 31, 2007, at Columbus Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Purdue was a homemaker, loved flowers and birds and enjoyed gardening and shopping.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Barbara Grace officiating.

Calling will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery near Mineral Springs.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana or American Heart Association.

Online condolences may be sent to the Purdue family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.

Born in Glasgow, Ky., Dec. 6, 1910, Mrs. Purdue was the daughter of Henry and Mirtie M. Byrd Jefferies. She married Charles Purdue.

Survivors include a son, William Purdue, who made his home with his mother; daughters, Bessie (Clarence) Bowman of Elizabethtown and Edna (Clyde) Turner of Columbus; 29 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Purdue was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in April 1989; a daughter, Gladys Grimes; sons, Charles and James Purdue; grandchildren, Thomas Turner, Eddie Purdue and Brenda Torres; and brothers, Earl and Mack Jefferies.


PlainDealer-Sun.com 4 Jun 2007
Bessie C. Purdue, 96, laid to rest near Mineral Springs

Bessie C. Purdue, 96, of Elizabethtown died at 9:14 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2007, at Columbus Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral service was held Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, Columbus, with the Rev. Barbara Grace officiating. Burial was at Harmony Cemetery near Mineral Springs.

Mrs. Purdue was a homemaker. She enjoyed flowers, birds and gardening.

Born in Glasgow, Ky., Dec. 6, 1910, she was the daughter of Henry and Mirtie M. Byrd Jefferies.

Survivors include a son, William Purdue; two daughters, Bessie Bowman of Elizabethtown and Edna Turner of Columbus; 29 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Purdue, in April 1989; a daughter, Gladys Grimes; two sons, Charles and James Purdue; three grandchildren, Thomas Turner, Eddie Purdue and Brenda Torres; and two brothers, Earl and Mack Jefferies.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana or American Heart Association.


Columbus Republic 5 Jun 2007
Service
Bessie C. Purdue

The funeral for Bessie C. Purdue, 96, of Elizabethtown was conducted Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home with the Rev. Barbara Grace officiating. Randy Blackburn was soloist.

Burial was at Harmony Cemetery near Mineral Springs. Pallbearers were Randy Purdue, Terry and Ted Turner, Travis and Tommy Salsman, Dallas Grimes, Dean Bowman and Jaime Torres.

Mrs. Purdue died Thursday, May 31, 2007, at Columbus Health & Rehabilitation Center.


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  • Created by: Mark E. Wirey
  • Added: 24 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37434360
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Clementine Jefferies Purdue (6 Dec 1909–31 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37434360, citing Harmony Cemetery, Azalia, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark E. Wirey (contributor 46919974) .