Ida May Dickey Purdy © Cheyenne Star Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Mrs. Ida May Dickey Purdy, 71, died at 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 5, 1961, in Jasper County hospital, Rensselaer, Indiana after and illness of three weeks.
Born in Iowa, the oldest daughter of the late Richard A. and Charlotte Dickey of Reydon, Oklahoma, resided in Morocco, Indiana most of her life.
She was a member of the D.U.B. church, D.U.V. and American Legion Auxiliary.
She was married in 1908 to Arnett Purdy who died in 1942.
Surviving are five sons, Floyd, Thomas, and Harold, all of Morocco, Indiana; Eldon of Indianapolis; and Delbert of Chicago, Illinois; six daughters, Mrs. Blanch Way and Mrs. Alice Warner both of Morocco; Mrs. Marvel Bassett of Hammond, Indiana; Mrs. Florence Teske of Watseka, Illinois; Mrs. Wanda Shumaker of Rensselaer; and Mrs. Georgie Earl of Michigan City, Indiana; four sisters, Mrs. Ernest Zybeck of Briscoe, Texas; Mrs. Bee Burns of Cheyenne, Oklahoma; Mrs. Bertha Turner of Pampa, Texas; and Mrs. Edward Farney of Pasadena, California; six brothers, Clyde Dickey of Mobeetie, Texas; Glenn Dickey of Sacramento, California; Howard Dickey of Mayfield, Oklahoma; Alvin of Reydon, Oklahoma; Leston Dickey of Myrtle Point, Oregon; and William Dickey of Everett, Washington; as well as other relatives and numerous friends.
Burial took place in Oakland Cemetery, Morocco.
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