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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Obituary - Evelyn Wisdom Purdy

Funeral services for Evelyn Wisdom Purdy of Foster, Missouri will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri. Visitation prior to services from 1 - 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 1 at the Schowengerdt Chapel. Interment at State Line Cemetery in Trading Post, Kansas. Contributions to American Cancer Society for Pediatric Research. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

Evelyn Pearl White Wisdom Purdy, age 99 of Foster, Missouri died Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at her home in Foster, Missouri. She was born May 9, 1922 to Claude and Hazel Wright White in Lyle, Missouri near Amoret, Missouri.

Evelyn is survived by a son, Otis “Peewee” Wisdom and wife Connie of Collins, Missouri; two daughters, Judy Gurley and husband Kenneth of Lowry City, Missouri and Irene Hicks and husband Michael of Foster, Missouri; an adopted daughter, Linda Wadel of Foster, Missouri; 53 grandchildren; too many to count great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great grandchild on the way. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Lucille Wisdom Moreland Hoover; two husbands, Harry Marion Wisdom and Harry Purdy; five sons, Walter Leroy Wisdom Sr., Claude Duane Wisdom, Harold “Butch” Wisdom, Carl Russell “Rusty” Wisdom Sr. and Edward Allen “Joker” Wisdom; three brothers, Baby Roy White, Lloyd White and Earl White; and three sisters, Thelma Bond, Opal Turpin and Shirley Plaja.