Mrs. Eleanor Puryear Lunsford, age 96, died Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Granville Medical Center. She was a native of Granville County and the daughter of the late John and Betty Overby Puryear. Mrs. Lunsford was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a homemaker.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 12, 2009 from Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John Yount. Burial will follow in Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are one son, Thomas Lunsford and wife, Mary, of Oxford. Two grandchildren, Glen Lunsford and wife, Deborah of Oxford and Kimberly Bowman and husband, Paul of Oxford. Four great-grandchildren, Shannon and Randy Lunsford, Jennifer and Brooks Bowman all of Oxford. Family will receive friends from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Paul and Kimberly Bowman, 2128 Elam Currin Road, Oxford, NC. Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is in charge of services. Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.