Jean C. Cherry-Purcell, 59, also known as “DEE DEE” was predeceased in death by her (Father) Crosby Gene Cherry and her (Great Grandson) Ke’Arion Cary on Thursday September 9, 2021 in Sentara Norfolk General. Jean was born on September 3, 1962 to Henrietta Cherry and the late Crosby Gene Cherry. Jean was a native of Suffolk, Va. She attended JFK High School. She worked as a machine operator and dedicated over 5 years of service at Berry Plastic located on Wilroy Rd, Suffolk VA. She also worked Retail at Walmart Suffolk, VA where she retired in 2007. She attended Church at St. Paul RZUA Church in Suffolk VA. She leaves to cherish her memories: (Husband) Ray Charles Purcell (Suffolk): Two Daughters Keisha Cherry and Shamika Cherry both of (Suffolk): One Sister Cathy Cherry (Dallas Texas): One Brother Curtis Harris (Suffolk): Grandparents Mia Cherry and Mr. Cherry both (Deceased) Lillian and Robert “Bob” Harris also (Deceased), Seven Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren,one nephew Willie Max Warren a host of cousins, and friends.
Jean Colletta Purcell
Viewing Friday, September 17, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service September 18, 2021 2:00pm The Balm Church East Campus 523 E Washington Street Suffolk, VA 23434 Interment Friday, September 24, 2021 3:00pm Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 *Masks Required*