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Dwight Purser


Funeral services for Mr. Dwight Purser, 79, of Cochran who died on Monday, February 11, 2013 in the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday in Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Lane Collins and Rev. Bob Price officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Purser was a lifelong resident of Bleckley County, the son of the late Henry Jackson Purser and Essie Richardson Purser. He was the widower of Betty Meadows Purser after 54 years of marriage.  He was a graduate of Cochran High School and retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Cool Springs Masonic Lodge and Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Steven (Cathy) Purser of Cochran; daughter, Carol (Victor) Bailey of Washington; grandchildren, Greg Purser of Athens, Stephen Purser of Cochran, Monica (Chris) Hardy of Washington and Abigail Bailey of Washington; great grandchildren, Emily and Ethan Hardy, both of Washington; brother, Jack (Betty) Purser of Cochran; sister, Kathryn Payne of Allentown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, 134 Abney Road, Cochran, GA 31014.

The family may be contacted at the residence on Hwy. 112 and will meet friends on Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.   www.fishersfuneralhome.net


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