C.D. Pursley, 80, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, June 15, 2023.
He was of the Church of Christ faith. He was an Army veteran and served in Vietnam. He was a member of St. Elmo Lodge #437 F & AM, a member of the Dunlap Lodge #693 F & AM, a member of the Alhambra Shrine, a member of the Farm Bureau Board, a member of the VFW, a member of the American Legion; and a member of the Trailrider’s Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oval and Velma Pursley; and sister, Margaret Green.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Frances Knight Pursley; brothers, Jerry Pursley, Pikeville, and Arvil (Kathy) Pursley, Signal Mountain; special aunt, Bobbie Hixson; and special friend, Carolyn Oakes; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. T.A. Smith and Bro. Bobby Collier officiating. Burial was in Collier Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.