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BRITTAIN Mildred Garnett
Female 1914 - 2010

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  • Birth  22 Aug 1914  Grundy, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Birth  1915  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth  1915  [3
    Name  Mildred G Brittain  [2
    Name  Mildred G Brittain  [3
    Name  Mildred G Purdy  [1
    Residence  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  1920  Myers, Grundy, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1930  Myers, Grundy, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  18 Nov 2010 
    Buried  22 Nov 2010  Half Rock, Mercer, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I13448  Brasfield-Brassfield Genealogies
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2015 
     
    Father  BRITTAIN Melvin Orlando,   b. 01 Jun 1889, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1951, Spickard, Grundy, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  MILLER Nellie,   b. 1891, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1955 
    Family ID  F7903  Group Sheet
     
    Family  PURDY Darrel William,   b. 21 Jul 1914,   d. 29 Nov 2005 
    Married  1935 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID  F10103  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Mildred G. Purdy
      1914-2010

      RICHMOND, Va. - Mildred Garnett Brittain Purdy, 96, Richmond, died Thursday, November 18, 2010, at Westminster Canterbury retirement center in Richmond.

      The daughter of Melvin O. Brittain and Nellie A. Miller Brittain, she was born on August 22, 1914, in Grundy County, Mo., near Half Rock, Mo., and attended high school in Spickard, Mo.

      After marrying Darrel William Purdy in 1935, they lived in northwest Missouri and moved to Kansas City in 1948. They were members of Fairview Christian Church in Gladstone, Mo., where she was a Sunday school teacher.

      Mildred was a breast cancer survivor and was a volunteer worker for the American Red Cross and Reach for Recovery of the American Cancer Society. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and an employee of J.C. Penney and of First National Bank of North Kansas City.

      After their retirement, they moved to Memphis, Tenn., in 2000. After Darrel Purdy passed away in 2005, Mildred moved to Richmond, where her daughter, Suzanne Kay Matthews and her husband, Larry F. Matthews, live.

      She is also survived by her son, Jack Wayne Purdy and his wife, Eleanor O'Neal Purdy, of Germantown, Tenn.; a sister, Georgia Brittain Baier of Dallas, Texas; and grandchildren, Dan Matthews and Mike Matthews of Washington, D.C., Anne Matthews Fletcher of Raleigh, N.C., Cindy Purdy Lawrence of Germantown, Julie Purdy Fiorelli of Columbia, Ill.; and 12 great-grandchildren.

      Family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 22, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, Mo., (816)632-2158. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Monday at Half Rock Cemetery, Half Rock.

      The family requests that any memorials be to the American Cancer Society or the American Red Cross. Online condolences may be left at www.polandthompson.com.

      St Joseph News Press 11-20-2010
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S326] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online..
      Record for Mildred G Purdy

    2. [S149] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Myers, Grundy, Missouri; Roll: T625_916; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 56; Image: ..
      Record for Melvin O Brittain

    3. [S148] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Myers, Grundy, Missouri; Roll: 1190; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 135.0..
      Record for Melvin O Brittain