Mrs. Woodie Earle Purdum, born Dec. 8, 1933 in Neshoba County passed away on Sept.11, 2019 at her residence. She was 85 years of age.

Mrs. Purdum was employed as a nurse anesthetist with Masonite Hospital prior to retirement.

She was preceded in death by her parents Luther and Aura Gill.

She is survived by her husband William Earl Purdum and son Randall Earl Purdum (Lisa), both of Laurel; daughter Angela Shea Purdum Brandell (Roy) of Wausau, Wis.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A private family service will be held.

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