Marion Jerry Alan Purnell, 43, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2005 at 2:30 A.M. at his residence.
Jerry was born April 16, 1962 in Kankakee, Illinois to Robert & Patricia Ann (Hurley) Purnell. He married Treva Mandrell on August 29, 1989 in Marion and she survives in Marion.
Jerry was a heavy equipment operator. He attended Grange Hall Baptist Church, served his country in the Army, stationed in Germany.
His Wife Treva of Marion
Phillip N. Mandrell of Crab Orchard
Travis C. Purnell of Marion
Trent A. Purnell of Marion
Tyler L. Purnell of Marion
Bobby Purnell of Montana
One Daughter – Ruby Purnell of Montana
Father & Mother Robert & Patricia Purnell of Marion
Father-in-law & Mother-in-law: Hubert & Doris Mandrell of Crab Orchard
Maternal Grandmother Ruth Reed of Creal Springs
Brother Shawn P. Purnell of Marion
Sister Vicki Chapman and husband Kerry of St. Louis, MO
Preceded by: Brother Bobby Purnell
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 14, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Kevin McNeely officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 13, 2005 from 5:00 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Military Rites will be performed at the graveside by VFW Post #1301 and American Legion Post #147 of Marion.