(January 1, 1929, The Greenville Morning Herald)
Mrs. Emma Pearson Purkey, 68 years of age, well-known
Peniel woman, died at a local hospital from a recent operation.
Emma Pearson was born at Howard Quarter, Tennessee
in 1860. She was united in marriage to J. A. Purkey in 1882 and for
the past several years they have been prominent residents at Peniel.
Mrs. Purkey was a splendid Christian woman and for
many years had been an active member of the Peniel Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband and by the following
children: ___ Purkey of Dallas; P. J. Purkey, Shamrock, Texas; Mrs.
V. W. ___ Greenville; Mrs. ___ of Blue Ridge; W. H. Purkey and M. T. Purkey
of Celeste; I. E. Purkey of Duncanville (?), Mrs. John Jeffries of Arlington,
Funeral arrangements had not been completed late
Back to Obituaries
Back to Hunt County