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Jean Annette (Dowie) Purdy


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Jean Annette (Dowie) Purdy Obituary
Purdy (Dowie), Jean Annette
1918 - 2018
Jean Annette (Dowie) Purdy, age 100, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Jean was born on February 22, 1918 in Newark, Ohio to Alexander and Leone (Hoodlett) Dowie. She graduated from Newark High School in 1935. She retired from Columbus City Schools and volunteered at Doctors West Hospital for 28 years. Preceded in death by her husband Robert M. Purdy, sons Bruce and David Purdy, sister Ruth Morris and grandson Nathaniel. Survived by her daughter, Phyllis (Mick) Gourley; sons, Wayne and Dean Purdy; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Wayne Dowie. Family will receive visitors from 9:30-10:30 am on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the HEART & HOPE FUNERAL HOME by SCHOEDINGER, 3030 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, where funeral service will follow at 10:30 am with Pastor Lee Cubie officiating. Interment and graveside service at 1 pm in Hopewell Cemetery, 20220 Hopewell Rd., Mt. Vernon, OH 43050. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, 711 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43205. Visit www.hopeandheart.com to share a favorite memory of Jean.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 15, 2018
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