Tamara (Tammy) Rose Purdy, 39, of New London, passed away on September 20, 2020, in Tyler, Texas. She was born November 21, 1980 in Independence, Iowa to Roger and Rose Purdy.
Funeral services for Tammy Purdy will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel, Overton, Texas with Brother Roger Purdy officiating. Interment will follow at Rusk County Memorial Gardens, in Henderson.
Visitation will be 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.
Tammy was a member of the Gospel Lighthouse Church in Laird Hill. She loved the Lord and loved sharing the gospel to others. She was the drummer for the church as well. She loved life and adventure so much, she went bungee jumping and was always trying something new. Tammy loved to travel. She worked at Horizon Industries for 12 years. She loved her nieces, and nephews so much. She loved spending time with her family, especially family dinners. Her dog Onnie who she loved so very much, had a special place in her heart.
Survivors include her parents, Roger and Rose Purdy of Tyler; sister, Tiffany Helpenstell and husband, Jason of New London; brother, Roger Purdy Jr. and wife, Raven of New London; sister, Tonyia Smith and husband, Jason of Crowder, MS; grandmother, Helen Purdy of Brandon, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
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