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Obituaries

September 6, 2013

Phyllis Purdue

Phyllis Purdue

Jan. 16, 1941 - Sept. 4, 2013

Phyllis A. Purdue, 72, died at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Born Jan. 16, 1941, in Washington, she was the daughter of Robert B. and Elizabeth (Mattingly) Goble.

A 1959 graduate of Washington Catholic High School, she was employed at Williams Drugstore before she became disabled. She was a member of the Free Methodist Church. Her favorite thing to do was mushroom hunting, playing bingo and cards. She also loved to attend Hatchet basketball games and Senior and Family Services activities.

She is survived by one daughter, Teresa Lynn Case of Washington; three sons, David Wayne Goble of Washington, Fredrick William Lucas of Princeton, and Robert Dean Lucas Jr. of Washington; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Linda (David) Walls and Mary Ellen (Joe) Bateman, both of Washington; two brothers, Robert B. Goble Jr. of Greencastle, and Mike (Julie) Goble of Washington.

She is preceded in death by her parents; infant triplet brother and sisters, Dale Anthony Goble, Arlene Goble and Darlene Goble, and one other sister, Janice Miller.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary, with Rev. Wayne Neeley officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.edleemortuary.com.

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