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Joyce Pittman Purcell Obituary
Joyce Pittman Purcell

Funeral services for Joyce Pittman Purcell will be held at 12:00 p.m., Monday, July 23, 2012 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria with Reverend Bob Galloway and Reverend Clark Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Leesville.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria Sunday, July 22, 2012 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. and continued Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mrs. Purcell, 61, of Dry Prong, passed away, Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at her residence.

Joyce was a homemaker and loved the Atlanta Braves who absolutely adored her husband, Paul.

Her husband, Paul Purcell, and parents, Clyde and Maxine Pittman Richards preceded her in death.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Misty Spurgeon Campbell and husband, Steve and Sarah Nicole Mickel and husband, Craig; half-sister, Rose Mary Volleming of Richardson, Texas; half-brothers, Sonny Pittman and wife, Joyce, of Irving, Texas, and Donald Pittman and wife, Connie, of Lewisville, Texas; six grandchildren and one great grandson.

Pallbearers will be Robert Gooden, Timothy Wittig, Robert Mickel, Craig Mickel, Steve Campbell, and Kevin Mickel. Honorary pallbearer will be Jonathan Ramos.

A special thanks to Kelly, Tim, Shonna, and John for their wonderful friendship and also a very special thank you to Henisha Rachal for her extraordinary care to Mrs. Purcell.

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Published in The Town Talk from July 21 to July 22, 2012
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