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PURNELL, Linda Lula

PURNELL, Linda Lula

PURNELL - Linda Lula Of Buffalo, NY, March 11, 2018. Dearest mother of Saron J. (DeAndre) Williams-McFarlin, Jamal W. (Jamilah) Purnell, and the late Joseph Rakim Williams; grandmother of Rakia, Amaya, and Jasmine Purnell; great-grandmother of Jaden Hale; daughter of Minnie J. (Purnell) and the late Junior Lee George; stepdaughter of Marie Wallop; sister of Sherry Cook, Calvin Doughty, Stephen (Valerie) Doughty, Orlando Bland, and Lemuel Wallop; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Memorial at The Alphonso Rafi Masten Resource Center, 1423 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo, NY, Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 4 PM. Ms. Purnell was an accomplished fine artist, poet, published author, child advocate, and founder of AFRAM Cultural Learning Center, and a community activist. Arrangements by: ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, 824-6435. Please share your condolences at:

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Castiglia Funeral Home, Inc.

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