Eleanor M. Purdy (GAINESVILLE, Ga.)

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Eleanor M. Purdy, 91, of Gainesville, GA., entered into eternal peace on March 26, 2008. Mrs. Purdy was preceded in death by her mother, Eula Fountain Dickerson; father; daughter and two brothers. Survivors include her sister, Geraldine 'Jerry' Smith of Gainesville; brothers, Charles Dickerson of Stone Mountain, GA., and Francis 'Duke' Dickerson of Chester, VA; grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives. Graveside services will be held April 26, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. at Westview Cemetery in Augusta, GA. Rev. Harry Sims will officiate. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Gainesville First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA. 30506, The First Baptist Church, 751 Green Street NW, Gainesville, GA. 30501 or to United Hospice 705 S. Enota Street, Suite 202, Gainesville, GA. 30501. Mason and Ward Funeral Home, Gainesville, GA. 770-287-0220 Online condolences may be sent to masonandwardfuneralhomeandcremation.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 20, 2008