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Marcia Kay Purdy


Marcia Kay Purdy, age 62, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 2, 2014 at her home.  She was born on September 24, 1952, in Ludington, MI a daughter of Orrie and Florence (Petersen) Gilbert, Jr. Marcia was a member of Portage United Church of Christ and enjoyed being part of the Praise Ringers bell choir. She was a gifted organizer and was known for starting various groups.  Marcia began the No-Puffing Bowling League, GB@MP ladies golf league at Milham Golf Course, Saturday Night Euchre, Bunco and the Ladies Euchre Group.

Marcia was preceded in death by her father on November 28, 2007. On June 23, 1973, Marcia married Gerald "Jerry" D. Purdy who survives.  Also surviving are: two children, Adrienne (Craig) Wood of Climax and John (Tyne) Purdy of Clawson; two granddaughters, Sylvia Wood and Nia Wood; her mother, Florence Gilbert of Tecumseh; a sister Linda (Barry) Seidel of Tecumseh; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 5th from 4-6pm and 7-9pm at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th Street. Services will be held 11:30 Saturday morning at Portage United Church of Christ, 2731 W. Milham Ave. with Rev. Dr. David Moffett-Moore, officiating. Marcia's family will receive guests at church beginning at 10:30 Saturday morning and again following the service. Interment in Cook Cemetery will follow services.  Memorials may be directed to Tillers International or the .  At Marcia's request those who wish to send flowers are asked to call Ambati's, her favorite flower shop.  Please visit Marcia's personalized website at www.langelands.com 269-343-1508.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Dec. 4, 2014
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