In the late 1890's, the Love Family of Purcell presented land to the City for a cemetery. It became Hillside Cemetery. At that time, it was considered way out in the country.
Hillside Cemetery is located south of Purcell on Hwy 39 West, .06 of a mile west of Green Avenue, on the south side of the highway. It is well maintained and is very pretty as it is located on a hillside and overlooks a lake to the south.
If you have family buried in the Hillside Cemetery or have obits (with newspapers permission or an obit that you can write) or tombstone photos or individual portraits or can write a short bio or have a history of the cemetery and would like to add your information to this website, contact the area coordinator for more information. You can also check out our How to Submit page.
NOTICE. If you submit information to this website and change your e-mail address please notify the area coordinator with the county/cemetery and new e-mail address so we can keep our pages as up to date as possible.
Note: Every effort has been made to transcribe this information accurately. These records MAY CONTAIN ERRORS. Any corrections and/or additions greatly appreciated. As with any genealogy information, this is a source and should be considered as such. It is up to the researcher to verify the accuracy.
The City of Purcell has placed a computer at the cemetery to help in locating the gravesites. It is located in the Maintenance building. There is a large wall map that shows the lot number locations and several of the roads are named to help in navigating the cemetery.
We would like to thank the City of Purcell for providing their cemetery listing to us and answering all our questions.
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