January 2, 1926 - September 4, 2021
A funeral service for Mrs. Mary Tom ‘Granny’ Purdy, 95 of Oxford, will be on Monday, September 6, 2021, at 3:00 pm in the Toby Miller Chapel at Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Rivers and Trull Hill officiating. A burial will follow the service at Trinity Baptist Church Cemetery with great-grandson Draven Campbell officiating. The family will receive friends in the same day from 2:00 pm until the time of the service. Mrs. Purdy passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her daughters, Faye Baughn (Clarence), Judy Payton (Kenneth), Perry Heath (David); son, Tracy Purdy (Karen); grandchildren, Lanita Coffman, Melissa Simpson, Amanda Hyde (Roger), Wendy Sprayberry (Rodney), Lee Baughn (Shirley), Brent Blackwood (Barbara), Justin Campbell (Tammy), Jeff Campbell (Donna), Tim Rhodes (Tammy), Craig Rhodes (Michelle), Alyssa Klopfenstein (Collin); 27 great grandchildren, and 24 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, James ‘Pop’ Purdy; parents, Joseph and Nettie Cleckler; daughters, Gwen Simpson and Linda ‘Lala’ Terrell, and a grandson, David Simpson. Pallbearers will be grandsons Lee Baughn, Brent Blackwood, Justin Campbell, Jeff Campbell, Tim Rhodes, and Craig Rhodes. Mrs. Purdy was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Oxford and was a teacher of the Ellen Ford Sunday School Class for many years. She was loved by those who learned so much from her knowledge of the Bible. She was greatly loved by family, and they will miss her witnessing to them each Christmas and Easter by sharing the birth, death, and resurrection of Christ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Meadowbrook Baptist Church Building Fund.
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