Emogene Purcell

November 6, 1925 - March 12, 2021
Laura F. Gann

Emogene Purcell age 95 of Joplin, Missouri passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. She was born on November 6, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri to Clarence Bradbury and Dorothy (Moore) Bradbury.

Emogene was a bookkeeper in banking for most of her life, and loved to travel when ever she could.

She is survived by a daughter, Diane Berry of Webb City; grandchildren, Bryan Purcell and wife Melanie of Purcell, Sarah Llanes and husband Gabriel of Webb City, Ray Berry and wife Kerri of Littleton, Colorado, Allison Bishop of Sacramento, California; great grandchildren, Aidan Purcell, and Jadalynne Bishop. Emogene was preceded in death by her husband, Mickey Purcell, a son, Clarence Allen Purcell; and several siblings.

The family will hold private services at their convenience. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City. Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.