Celebrating the life of Delores "Lois" Puryear
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She joined Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church at an early age and attended until her health failed. Lois attended school in Lunenburg County and was raised in Blackstone, VA.
Lois was a mother, a grandmother, a mother-in-law, a sister, an aunt, a cousin and a friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She leaves to cherish her memories: two sons, Rudolph Booth and James Puryear, Sr. of Blackstone, VA; a very devoted friend, Marvin Simmons of Crewe, VA; two foster children, Winston and Latoya Hanks; seven grandchildren, Angela Booth, Eunice Booth, James Puryear, Jr., Jameson Puryear, MyKala Booth, Treavon Vaughn and Twanda Patterson; two great grandchildren, Tanzania Glasgow and Zonique Jones; three daughters-in-law, Valerie Booth, Rita Ingram and Mary Knight; four sisters, Alice Knose and Barbara Hardy (Lawrence) of Blackstone, VA, Thelma Johnson of Tampa, FL and Christine May (Micheal) of Blackstone, VA; two brothers, Wilbert Booth (Agnes) and Tyrone Booth (Connie), both of Blackstone, VA; one uncle, Uncle Peele of Blackstone, VA; a special niece, Sharon H. Jones of Tampa, FL; a close and inspirational friend, Ms. Estelle Epps of Blackstone, VA; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church, Blackstone with interment in the church cemetery.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of the arrangements.
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