Elnore A. Purdie Gunnell


Elnore A. Purdie Gunnell, 81. Sunrise October 7, 1930 and Sunset July 25, 2012. She was born in Richmond, VA to the late Amanda Christian and Edward Watkins. Elnore retired as a Nurses Aide. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands David Purdie I and William Gunnell and sister Goldie Watkins. Left to cherish her memory, special sister Nan E. Curtis, children Ronald Purdie, Gwendolyn Purdie Hitchock, Nannette Purdie, David Purdie II, Wanda Purdie, Bonita Purdie Gamble, Willard Purdie, and Yvette Purdie Smith, special friend Willard I Powell, 26 grandchildren, 60 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. To the Purdies: May God continue to bless you,and comfort the family. You are in my prayers. With love always,

    Emily F. Talley Still on Jermain drive;

  2. Nannette, Our sincerest sympathy.

  3. The Richmond VA Family

    Hello Family,

    We miss you and send our heartfelt consolences to you for the loss of Cousin Elnora. We feel a loss in our hearts so much as well. We are with you always. Please keep in touch. Love you guys.

    (804)306-5761, (804)271-4429

  4. Juanita Jones Bradley

    Sorry to here of your mom's passing.may god give you peace by remembering the good times. much peace and blessings to the family.

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