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Brenda Darlene Purtlebaugh, 64, of Estates Court, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Methodist Hospital.
We love you Mommy, and miss you, and will see you in Heaven someday. We would love to have you with us, but we know that we will see you again. You will always be with us. If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, we’d walk right up to Heaven, and bring you home again.
Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Apostolic Hope Tabernacle Church, 19th and Elm streets, Columbus, with the Rev. Dale Goddard officiating. Calling will be at the church from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday. Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brenda Darlene Purtlebaugh Memorial Fund.
Born in Columbus April 15, 1949, Mrs. Purtlebaugh was the daughter of James A. West and Helen Mitchell West. She married Arthur Lew Purtlebaugh June 23, 1968.
Survivors include her husband; sons, James Arthur Purtlebaugh and Kevin Lee Purtlebaugh, both of Columbus; three brothers; and a grandchild, Devin Lee Purtlebaugh.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
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