- PURSIFULL, Fontella Jane
- Date of Death:
- Dec 20, 2012
Fontella Jane Pursifull, age 75, of St. Peters, Missouri died Thursday evening, December 20, 2012 at Delmar Gardens in O'Fallon, Missouri. She was born May 7, 1937 in Laddonia, Missouri the daughter of Elmer W. and Fontella Philinda Lake Paris.
Ms. Pursifull was employed for sixteen years at TALX/ The Frick Company as a claims investigator, retiring in 2005.
She loved her parakeets and one in particular that she taught to speak several words named Codybird.
Survivors include her children, Deborah Jane Pursifull (Lori), William Patrick Pursifull (Revie), Lorie Marie McMillin (Bruce), Michael Deck Pursifull (Judy), Jacqueline Renee Maxwell (Marty), Kevin James Pursifull and Gary Eugene Pursifull (Lori); a brother, Elmer Lee Paris; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She also has several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Fontella Paris, beloved grandparents, Deck and Effie Lake, who raised her, two nephews and one neice.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Laddonia, Missouri.