Purselley, Mae

Mae Purselley, 101, of Farwell died Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born April 8, 1904, in Hatfield, Ark., to Wilson and Nora Davis. She married C.B. Purselley on March 12, 1922, in Texico. She moved to New Mexico in 1909 with her parents, three sisters, and two brothers. They homesteaded […]

Farwell resident turns 100 today

Reporter’s Notebook Mae Purselley will reach the century mark in age today. The resident of the Farwell Convalescent Center is a sweet lady who enjoys watching television and engaging in the occasional joke session, said Christine Garcia, a nurse at the center. “Once in a while she jokes around. Everybody just loves her. She’s a […]

Hungate, Martha

Martha “Ileen” Purselley Hungate, 83, of Westminster, Calif., formerly of Clovis, a homemaker, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Orange Grove Rehabilitation Hospital in Garden Grove, Calif. She was born on Sept. 10, 1920, in Texico, to Joe and Ann Purselley. She was a 1939 graduate of Clovis High School. She was a member of […]