Dorothy C. "Dot" Purnell, 82, of Williamsburg, Virginia, entered into eternal life on September 4, 2013. She is survived by her devoted husband, Charles M. Purnell; her daughter, Deborah Jackson; her grandchildren, Alonda Jackson and Dominique Jasey; her great-grandchildren; her sister, Mabel Davis; her devoted friends, Edith Layne, Liz Montgomery, Opelene Davis, LaFran Walker and Cheryl Ford-Smith; and a host of other loving relatives and many caring friends. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in First Baptist Church, 727 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, Virginia with the Rev. Dr. Reginald F. Davis officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 5362 Gardner Court by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. The family will gather to receive friends on Monday, September 9, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. To 7:00 p.m. in First Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The
, 11835 Cannon Blvd., Newport News, Virginia 23606, 1-800-227-2345, or to the scholarship fund of Le Cercle Charmant, Inc., c/o Mrs. Liz Montgomery, P.O. Box 6421, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188. Professional service entrusted to the staff of Whiting's Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia. 757-229-3011.