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Nancy Thompson Purcel

Obituary Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Nancy Thompson Purcel, age 62, of Lakemont, Georgia, formerly of Tifton, Georgia, passed away at her home on June 6, 2013. She was born December 31, 1950 in Tift County to the late Marshall L. Thompson and Bessie Smith Thompson.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, Leroy Thompson, Harold Thompson, and Walter Thompson.

Nancy was a member of Wolf Creek Baptist Church.

Nancy is survived by her husband of 44 years, Billy D. Purcel; one sister and brother-in-law, Eleanor and Robert Laramore of Tifton, one brother, Johnny Thompson of Atlanta, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations can be made to the Sid Weber Memorial Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 485, Rabun Gap, GA 30568; or to PAW's 4 LIFE, P.O. Box 216, Clayton, GA 30525.

A Memorial Service will be held in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 2 PM. with Rev. Jim Carver and Rev. Avery Lawrence officiating.

An additional Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Home in Tifton, GA at 2 PM, Saturday, June 15, 2013 with Rev. Avery Lawrence officiating.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at
Funeral Date
06/12/2013 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Beck Funeral Home