Hattie Louise Purdom, 93, of Monett, died yesterday, March 11, 2009, at her home.
Mrs. Purdom was born Oct. 20, 1915, in Exeter, the daughter of Beecher and Augusta Cooper Antle. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastside Church of Christ in Monett.
She married Ora Francis Purdom on Jan. 16, 1932, in Galena, and he preceded her in death Aug. 31, 1986.
Survivors include: two sons, Jack Purdom, and his wife, Maxine, of Monett, and Larry Purdom, and his wife, Alice, of Purdy; two daughters, Barbara McDougle, and her husband, Selma, of Monett, and Carolyn Courtney, of Monett; two brothers, Everett Antle and Lester Antle, both of Exeter; one sister, Minnie Cornell, of Centralia, Kan.; 10 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Gene Antle; one sister, Lucille Antle; and one grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Buchanan Chapel in Monett. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, March 13 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Fair Haven Children's Home.