Jewell Talley


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Jewell Talley Purser

Feb 05 1929 - Apr 23 2004

Mrs. Jewell Talley Purser, age 75, of Elkhart, Texas passed away on April 23, 2004, in Tyler, Texas. She was born on February 5, 1929 in McKinney, Texas to Walter Easter and Oma (Seabolt) Talley. She married Andrew “Tony” Adair on April 10, 1979 in Idabell, Oklahoma. She was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church in Princeton, Texas. She is survived by her husband, Tony Adair; sons, Arthur Purser and wife, Gloria of Missouri, Floyd Purser and wife, Elsie of Princeton, Carl Purser of Quinlan, Texas, and Bobby Jack Purser and wife, Sheila of Leonard, Texas; daughter, Wanda Hughey of Palestine, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; brother, Bobby Talley and wife, Patsy of Princeton; and sister, Lena Owens of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Purser in 1970; second husband, Jack Kerby in 1973; and daughter, Jo Ann Kennedy in 1999. Funeral services will be held at 10:30, Monday, April 26, 2004, in the Altoga Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Berghauser officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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