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Diana Kaye Purnell, 62, of Greenup, went to be with the Lord Wednesday June 7, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Purnell was born Jan. 24, 1955, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Burl and Mae Rose Nichols.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Glen Nichols, Roger Dale Nichols and Clarence Edward Nichols.
She was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Ralph "Buster" Purnell; two sons, Michael Purnell of Ashland and Jason Purnell of Ashland; one daughter, Tonya (Jamie Cline) Purnell of Ashland; one sister, Carolyn "Susie" Hall of Coal City, Ind.; three grandchildren, Caitlyn Cline, Shiane Purnell and Carly Cline; two nieces; two nephews; and two great nieces.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday June 10, 2017, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup with Pastor Danny Brown officiating. Burial will be in Nichols Cemetery in Argillite.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to rlrfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 8, 2017
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