Alice A. Purifoy
Alice A. Purifoy
  • March 7, 1940 - July 12, 2017
  • New Bern, North Carolina

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Alice A. Purifoy, 77, of New Bern, passed away on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at her home. She was retired from Carolina Telephone & Telegraph with 25 years of service and was a shareholder at New Bern Antiques, where she enjoyed interaction with customers and her fellow employees. In her spare time she liked to play Mahjong with her friends. She attended Unity Christian Church, where she sang in the choir.

She is survived by her sons, Tim Purifoy of Greenville and Stephen Purifoy (Pam) of Durham; brothers, Jim Angus (Donna "Bunny") and Jack Angus (Patricia), both of Lake Kiowa, Texas; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Sadly, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Purifoy, Sr. and son, Robert Purifoy, Jr.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15th at Cotten Funeral Home, followed by a service at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Burial will be at Greenleaf Memorial Park.

Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.