DEXTER - Margaret Jean Pursell, 81, died May 3, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Nov. 18, 1925, in Morrilton, Ark., to the late O.C. and Bertha Churchill Porter, she lived most of her life in Dexter. She had worked at Elders Manufacturing, Stovall's Department Store and was a member of the First Nazarene Church in Dexter.
On Nov. 28, 1946, in Dexter, she married Dale Pursell, who preceded her in death on April 11, 2006.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Porter Adams.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Phyllis Pursell of Florissant and Tony and Elaine Pursell of Dexter; four grandchildren, Kevin and Danielle Pursell, Kelly Pursell, John Pursell and Ashley Pursell; and three great-
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Roger Wooten of Dexter will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.