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Florence Marie Purcell

Obituary Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Mrs. Florence Marie Purcell, 81, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away on March 22, 2016 in Gainesville, GA. 


Florence was born on November 28, 1934 to Edwin L. and Florence Moehring in Decatur, Georgia. A charter member of Columbia Presbyterian Church, she remained active in her faith throughout her life. After graduating Decatur Girls High School, she studied accounting at the Georgia State College of Business Administration. She married Randy Purcell in 1962 and was devoted to her family, raising three children and caring for her parents in their later years.


She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Randy Purcell, and three children: Linda Purcell Williams of Gainesville, GA; James Purcell of Hoover, AL; and Robert Purcell of Tucker, GA. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and a brother, Edward Moehring of Avondale Estates, GA.


A private celebration of her life will be held by her family and close friends on Saturday March 26.


 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org).


Those wishing to leave online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com


Little& Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW, Gainesville 30501