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Jean D. (McGahey) Purcell


1930 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Jean D. Purcell, our beloved mom, sister and grandmother went home on Sunday, February 27, 2011 to sing with Jesus and her parents. Jean Delores (McGahey) Purcell was born in Malin, Oregon on June 19, 1930. She was a waitress for many years. She lived in Washington, California, Nevada, and Montana. Jean settled in Hampton Court in Ellensburg, WA.

She is survived by her son David Johnson and wife Jennifer, son Darrell Johnson and wife Susan, daughter Wendy and husband Rick Wakefield, daughter Kelly and husband John Edwards, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; sisters Billye Clark, Roberta Priest, Rachel and husband Pat Keef, brother Don McGahey and wife Maureen; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Rev. James O. and Margaret McGahey and her husband, Orville Purcell.

She died in her home surrounded by her family and friends.

Thank you to all of her special friends at Hampton Court, the Ellensburg Senior Center and all the others who took good care of her needs. She loved you all so much.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 5, 2011, 11:00 a.m. at I.O.O.F cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to your favorite charity c/o Affordable Funeral Care, 101 E. 2nd Ave., Ellensburg, WA. 98926.

Published in Daily Record from Mar. 2 to Mar. 8, 2011
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