Leah Denise Purdy

Leah Denise Purdy, age 64, of Bryant, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019. She was born April 8, 1955, in New Orleans, La. Leah was a RN and retired as a case manager for Blue Cross Blue Shield. She was a member of Geyer Springs Baptist Church. Leah was preceded in death by her parents, Leo Joseph Oberle, Jr. and Geraldine Rogers Oberle; her first husband, Henry Earl Casey, Jr.; and a son, Bryan David Casey. She is survived by her husband, Milton Ray Purdy; son, Benjamin Casey; daughter, Amber Casey Luckey (Marc); brother, Joe Oberle (Amy); two sisters, Jerry Bain (Terry) and Lisa Richardson (Brian); two grandchildren, Kia Luckey and Casey Wessel and numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, at Ashby Funeral home with funeral services beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Smith Rosemont Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. On-line guest book at

Published July 21, 2019