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 Lucy B “Red” <I>Purswell</I> Moody

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Lucy B “Red” Purswell Moody

  • Birth 14 Dec 1909 Liberty County, Texas, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 1977 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Security, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 9440282

Lucy was born in 1909 in Tarkington Prairie, Texas. She was the daughter of William Henry Purswell and Harriet Evans Lee Purswell.

She married Clifford Farrow in 1930. She married Gilbert Oliver Moody in 1940 in New York City.

She had a daughter, Velda Irene Farrow Kubala who was born in 1931 and died in an automobile accident in 1970.

Lucy had two sisters, Ola Lee Purswell Blazek and Winnie D Purswell Cooper.

Lucy died in 1977 from cirrhosis of the liver caused by chronic hepatitis.

Her middle initial, B did not stand for anything and was never written with a period. It was just the letter B. The middle initial of her sister, Winnie was just the letter D. It also did not stand for anything and was not written with a period.

Lucy was also called "Red" because of her red hair. It was an unusual shade of red, almost orange, that is sometimes called "honey blonde".

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  • Originally Created by: Stephen Moody
  • Added: 9 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9440282
  • Stephen Moody
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy B “Red” Purswell Moody (14 Dec 1909–4 Feb 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9440282, citing Morgan Cemetery, Security, Montgomery County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .