Mrs. Nellie Marie Fowler Purcell, age 100 passed away on August 3, 2014 at NHC of Scott. She was a native of Loretto, TN, homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Loretto.
She is survived by two sons, Joe (Peggy) Purcell of Lawrenceburg, TN, James "Booty" (Betty Jane) Purcell of Knoxville, TN; one daughter, Carolyn Purcell of Leoma, TN; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren, one great-great- grandchild.
She was preceded in death by, her husband, Orby Purcell, her parents, Wiley and Betsy Hughes Fowler, son, Bruce Purcell, grandson, Ricky Purcell and several nieces & nephews; two brothers, Alfred & George Fowler and one sister, Bessie Marks.
Funeral Service will be held at Pettus-Turnbo Chapel, Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11 am with David Simmerman officiating and interment in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held at Pettus-Turnbo Chapel, Tuesday, August 4, 2014 4 ~ 8 pm.