October 8, 2014


Joyce M. Purkhiser – Mitchell
Joyce M. Purkhiser, 84, of Mitchell passed away on Monday October 6, 2014 at 10:42 a.m. at Mitchell Manor.
She was born on October 27, 1929 in Martin County to Joshua and Mary E. (Smith) Davis. She was a graduate of Shoals High School, she married James Purkhiser and he preceded her in death. She had worked at AO Smith in Paoli and retired from RCA in Bloomington. Joyce loved to square dance and cook; she belonged to the Spring Mill Squares.
Surviving is one daughter, Connie Lindsey and husband Stanley, of Mitchell; 8 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 9 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one son Robert Lee Purkhiser; one brother, Donald L. Davis; two sisters, Fern E. Keller and Lois A. Steffe.
Funeral services will be on Thursday October 9, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Trinity Springs Cemetery

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