Interment followed in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. His family served as pallbearers.
Mosey passed away Tuesday morning, September 29, 2009 at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, TN. He was born November 2, 1910 in Clay County, TN, one of nine children of the late Jahue and Roxie Gulley Purcell. On December 25, 1929, he married Mamie Rush, who preceded him in death on August 4, 2003. In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Harold Eugene Purcell, grandson, Richard Purcell, great-granddaughter, Jennifer Purcell, sisters, Pearly, Mattie and Alice Mai Purcell and brothers, Rue, Carlos, Sandford, Willard and Jay Mack Purcell. Mosey was a farmer and a member of the Milestown Church of Christ.
Survivors include: Daughter & Son-in-Law, Creola & Kenneth Birdwell, Son & Daughter-in-Law, Ronald &Doris Purcell all of the Hermitage Springs Community, Daughter-in-Law, Virginia Purcell of Greenwood, IN, 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren & 6 great-great-grandchildren
Arrangements by the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN 615-699-2191