Kendall Lynn Purser, 71, of New Madrid, Missouri passed away, November 24, 2016 at his residence. He was born January 1, 1945 to the late Dixie Purser and Bessie Louise Gross Purser Cardell.  One July 20, 1987 at New Madrid, Missouri he was married to Christine Cross. She survives.

Also surviving are; three daughters; Leah, Laura, and Missy, five sisters; Sarah Ann Skinner, Jane Skinner,  Mary Tanner, Jean Lovelett and Ella Eloise Clayton one brother; Vernon Purser. He is preceded in death by one son; David Lynn Purser and one sister, Stella; three brothers; Mervin, Sam and Charles Lindsey Purser.

He was a member of the Riverbend First Pentecostal Church of New Madrid, Missouri. He also served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Visitation for Mr. Purser will be Monday November 28, 2016 at the River Bend Pentecostal Church of New Madrid, Missouri starting at 10:00 a.m with the service at 12:00 p.m. at the church Monday November 28, 2016.

Rev. G.L. Keene officiating assisted by Rev. Vernon Purser.