Frances Eliabeth Purcell

Frances Elizabeth Purcell, 81, of Little Rock passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010. She was born February 16, 1929 in Letona, White County, Ar., to the late James Arthur Holden and Lula Frances West Holden. Frances was a devoted mother and wife. She was a blessing to those fortunate enough to know her and was loved by all. She will be missed. Frances was a Baptist. She is preceded in death by her husband Max Lee Purcell, three brothers and four sisters. Survivors include five daughters, Shirley Worsham of Pine Bluff, Ark., Jane Gill of Little Rock, Ark., Diane Massonelli of Jacksonville, Fla., Linda Ashcraft of Little Rock, Ark., Mary McKewen of Little Rock, Ark.; two sons Max Purcell Jr. of North Little Rock, Ark. and Bill Purcell of Conway, Ark.; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. There will be a graveside service 3:30 p.m., Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6-8, Friday evening at Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth Funeral Home, 5800 W. 12th St., Little Rock. Please sign her online guest book at

Published August 27, 2010

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