Jerry Alan Purnell

Jul 11th, 2005

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.

Survivors include:
His Wife Treva of Marion
Five Sons:
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.

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