Mary Ruth Purcell, 66 of Hymera went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute. Mary was born in Terre Haute on June 16, 1948 the daughter of the late John H. and Betty (Anderson) Gibbons. Mary was a homemaker, a ordained minister, and attended the Shelburne Church of God, where she was a Youth Pastor. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Henrietta Gibbons, and Sandra Cox, grandchild, Rachel Purcell, and great grand son, Kitrick Dunn. Mrs. Purcell is survived her loving husband of 43 years; Gary G. Purcell of Hymera, sons; James (Brenda) Dunn of Shelburn, Gary A. Dunn of Frankfort, Jeremy G. (Leona) Purcell of Hymera, Brian K. Purcell of Hymera; brother, John Gibbons of St. Bernice; sisters, Sharon (Delbert) Dickey of Paragon and Patricia (Stan) Szostek; 14 grand children, and 4 great grand children.
A celebration of life will be held Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Shelburn Church of God, 426 West Mill Street, Shelburn, Indiana 47879 at 1:30 PM with Rev Jerry Adams officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM till the time of service at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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