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East Funeral Home

2807 Moores Ln, Texarkana, TX

OBITUARY

Dwight Purtell

August 30, 1931May 29, 2019

Dwight Purtell, 87 of Texarkana, TX passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at a local hospice. He was born on August 30, 1931 in Hope, AR. Mr. Purtell was member of First Baptist Church-Moores Lane, a retired Petroleum Engineer and a veteran of the U S Air Force. He was a member of the Texas EXES.

He is preceded in death by a son Steven Dwight Purtell.

Survivors include his wife Iris Purtell of Texarkana, TX; daughter, Joni Purtell of Montrose, CO; two sisters and brother-in-law, Carolyn and James Ashford of Texarkana, TX and Nora lee Goff of Texarkana, TX; sister-in-law, Doris Purtle of Jefferson, TX; three grandchildren, Austin Dwight Smith, Jessica Purtell and Preston Purtell and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2pm Monday, June 3, 2019 at East Memorial Chapel- Moores Lane with Dr. Jeff Schreve officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.

Family will receive friends from 5pm to 7pm Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer Asso.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Wife Iris Purtell of Texarkana, TX
    Daughter, Joni Purtell of Montrose, CO
    Sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and James Ashford of Texarkana, TX
    Sister Nora lee Goff of Texarkana, TX
    Sister-in-law, Doris Purtle of Jefferson, TX
    Grandchildren, Austin Dwight Smith, Jessica Purtell and Preston Purtell
    Number of nieces and nephews.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Service Monday, June 3, 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, June 2, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Biography

Dwight Purtell, 87 of Texarkana, TX passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at a local hospice. He was born on August 30, 1931 in Hope, AR. Mr. Purtell was member of First Baptist Church-Moores Lane, a retired Petroleum Engineer and a veteran of the U S Air Force. He was a member of the Texas EXES.

He is preceded in death by a son Steven Dwight Purtell.

Survivors include his wife Iris Purtell of Texarkana, TX; daughter, Joni Purtell of Montrose, CO; two sisters and brother-in-law, Carolyn and James Ashford of Texarkana, TX and Nora lee Goff of Texarkana, TX; sister-in-law, Doris Purtle of Jefferson, TX; three grandchildren, Austin Dwight Smith, Jessica Purtell and Preston Purtell and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2pm Monday, June 3, 2019 at East Memorial Chapel- Moores Lane with Dr. Jeff Schreve officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.

Family will receive friends from5 pm to 7pm Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer Asso.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.