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Zelma Ruth Morton obituary
- [S27] The Daily Times, http://www.thedailytimes.com/, (Blount County, Tennessee), 30 May 2013.
Edwina Purkey, 79, of Maryville, passed away and left her loving family for her heavenly home Thursday evening, May 30, 2013, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a longtime member of Zion Chapel Baptist Church. She served Meals on Wheels for over 25 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Cecil Purkey; parents, R. John and Rosa Weeks Romines; daughters, Susan Ann Purkey, and Connie Patty; grandson, Josh Basler; brother, Edgar Romines; sisters, Doshie Russell Cable, Zelma Morton, Mary Campbell, and Ebbie Finger. She is survived by her daughters, Jane Finger, and Tammie Basler; grandchildren, Jason Basler, Brandon Patty, Tonya Finger, and Carrie Patty Stillwell; great-grandchildren, Jaden Shane Basler, and Trinity Basler; son-in-law, Eddie Patty; special friends, Vern Cooper, Tom Buchanan, Walt Stinnett, and Buddy Stinnett. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, at Zion Chapel Baptist with Rev. Jim Malone and Rev. Clarence Byrd officiating. The family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery for graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the church In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the random acts of kindness of Knoxville. Condolences can be expressed at http://www.memorialfuneralhomemaryville.com.