Dexter L.Purnell departed this life on May 31, 2018 surrounded by his family at Season's Hospice. Husband of the late Shirley Purnell; father of Ellsworth "Moe" Holland (Valerie), & Nailah Gilliam (Wayne); son of the late William & Addie Purnell; 5 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; also other relatives and friends.
Mr. Purnell worked as a biochemical lab technician at DuPont for many years.
Funeral 10AM Sat., June 9th at St. Paul UAME 3114 N. Market St. Wilm., DE 19802; viewing from 8-9:45AM only.
Burial, Gracelawn Memorial Park.