Myra Joyce Purser – Obituary

By  | December 24, 2018 | Filed under: Deaton Funeral Home, Obituaries

Myra Joyce Purser, 80, passed away December 22, 2018, at her home with her family by her side.  Joyce was born March 4, 1938, in Red Bay, AL to Alexander and Rubie Morrow.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was a faithful member of the Red Bay Free Will Baptist Church for over fifty years and was known to be adventurous and loved to travel in her later years.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 26, 1 p.m. at Red Bay Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Barry Raper and Bro. Steve Lindsay officiating.  Burial will be in Red Bay City Cemetery.  Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her husband John Ralph Purser of Red Bay; four children-David Purser (Beth), Jimmy Purser, Liz Hester (David) and Suzanne McPeak (Scott); one sister- Louise Raper; one brother-Jesse Jones, Jr.; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter-Gina Hardin; granddaughters-Heather Porter and Amy Hester; three sisters and four brothers.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Purser, Justin Purser, Adam Hester, Alex Purser, Dylan Hester, Noah Hester, Conner Porter and Matthew Williams.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 26, 10-1 at Red Bay Free Will Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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