OBITUARY: Pamela “Pam” Cele Purcell


Mrs. Pamela “Pam” Cele Purcell age 54 of Lebanon passed away February 3, 2022, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

She was born in Michigan City, Indiana, on September 21, 1967.

She was a 1985 graduate of Mt. Juliet High School and was a graduate of Volunteer State Community College. She was a respiratory therapist and an ECMO specialist for the Monroe Carell Jr. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. She was a member of Cook’s United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sandra Hardin Etheridge and Gary Etheridge.

She is survived by her husband of twenty three years, Robert “Bob” Purcell; two children: Daniel (Cristina) Purcell, Rebecca Purcell Fowler; five grandchildren: Abigail, Reagan, and Baxter Purcell, Jaxson and Kaycie Mae Fowler; sister, Patricia (Brett) Scott; and nieces: Cassie and Caroline Scott.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 2 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Pastor David Goldner officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. and Wednesday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to any animal rescue or shelter of your choice.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.


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