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Elaine Brown Purdum

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Purdum, Elaine Brown,

Elaine Brown Purdum 67, of West Chester, PA passed away peacefully at home on July 9th, 2017. She is survived by Donald, her husband of 37 years, son Barrett, daughter Whitney, sister Nancy McWhorter (Mark), and sisters-in-law, Elaine Brown and Mary Sue Brown. Her parents Jane and Ed Brown, and brothers Greg and Doug, preceded her in death.

Elaine was born on May 19th, 1950 in Louisville KY to Jane and Edward Brown. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in 1968, the University of Kentucky in 1972, and retired in 2010 from her 37 year career as a Delta Airlines International Flight Attendant. She had a passion for travel that she shared with her family and friends, and was always ready for her next trip. Elaine will be forever remembered for her warrior spirit and her unshakeable faith and optimism.

Memorial donations made be made in her name to the Passionist Nuns (1151 Donaldson Hwy, Erlanger KY 41018), or to the Scleroderma Research Foundation (
Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 17, 2017
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