Charlotte G. (Watts) Purcell

Born: Tue., Apr. 9, 1929
Died: Sun., Apr. 26, 2020

Private Services


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., May 01, 2020
Location: Brown- Mack Funeral Home

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Charlotte G. Purcell, 91, of Terre Haute and formerly of Montezuma, passed away at Union Hospital in Terre Haute Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 12:12 pm.
She was born in Upland, IN, on April 9, 1929, to George Washington Watts and Helen Opal Patterson Watts.  
She was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Montezuma, a 50 year plus member of the Montezuma Order of Eastern Star, and an Avon Representative for over 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond Purcell; and her brothers, Russell, Bob, Jim, and Donald.
She is survived by her son, Wendell (Dena) Purcell of Ft. Wayne; her daughters, Judy (Jim) McAlister of Loudon, TN, Janet Virostko of Rockville, Becky (John) Benton of Dana, and Amy (Shawn) Sykes of Terre Haute;  grandchildren, Jamie Wolfgram, Ken Kirchoff, Bob Kirchoff, Jay Benton, Rachel Purcell, Sierra Sykes, Shelby Sykes, Erin Purcell, Gavin Purcell;  eleven great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Nancy Watts of LaFayette; and several nieces and nephews.
Private visitation will be on Friday, May 1, 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm at Brown-Mack Funeral Home in Montezuma.  Private funeral services will follow at 1 pm with Rev. Keith McIntyre officiating and burial will follow in Memory Garden in Rockville.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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John and Judy Penn
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
So sorry, your mom was a neat lady. Hugs and prayers

Donna J. Crichfield
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
My condolences to all of Charlottes family. She and my sister Marian were lifelong friends. She was a very sweet lady. Got to see her when I visited with Florann at Canon Inn,so glad I did!

Marlena Allen Hunt
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Wonderful woman always very kind to me. Sorry for your loss.

Steve Kaufman
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
So sorry to hear about your loss.

Dixie Berrios
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Within our hearts, and in our memories those we love remain with us always. In deepest Sympathy. So sorry for your loss

Mark Cooper Matthew Cooper Diana DeVore and Dixie Berrios

Ruby Watts Stultz
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Aunt Charlotte rest in peace. i will miss your beautiful smile. You will be truly missed. Janet, Judy, Becky,, Amy, and Wendell, no words can express the sadness that I feel for you l. Love you and miss you all.

Angie Mathas
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
I’m so sorry for you loss:( I really liked Charlotte she was a sweet Lady.
Hugs and prayers for you all!

Tracy Haag
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Becky, I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy losing a parent. You and your family are in my thought and prayers.

Bethany Roush
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My deepest sympathies to you all.

Ruby Watts Stultz
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Aunt Charlotte rest in peace.

   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
Rob and Jennifer and family,
We are so sorry for your family's loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Uncle Donnie and Aunt Joann

Brent and Jill Lohrmann
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
Our sincere condolences to all of the family. Charlotte was a fixture in both our childhood lives and at church. Jill and I were remembering and remarking how we so liked your family. We both were lucky to get to go to school with Becky and Wendell. Jill also was mentioning what fun your parents had with her parents. There are a lot of stories i have heard from the Riggs family and i think some of them are even true....haha. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love, Brent and Jill

Jennifer Place
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
It was my pleasure to be able to care for Charlotte as long as i did. She was very special and will be missed.

Harry and Janet Baggerly
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
Sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our prayers.

   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
So So Sad to hear about Charlotte. :(
Would like to hear from Wendell and catch up a bit, but I don't facebook. So maybe a call or email?? That would be very nice.

All my sympathy to the family..


Jeff and Sherri Russell
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
So sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet and wonderful woman and we know she will be greatly missed. We will keep you all in our prayers. God Bless.

Ruby Stultz
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
Aunt Charlotte rest in peace Janet, Judy, Becky, Amy, and Wendell sorry for your loss.

Ruby Watts Stultz
   Posted Fri May 29, 2020
Rest in Peace Aunt Charlotte. You will be missed. Janet, Judy, Becky, Amy, and Wendell sorry for your loss.

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