Mr. Woodford McLean Pursley, 86, of Mineola passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Mineola, TX. He was born Monday, May 5, 1930 in Sevier County, Arkansas to the late Clarence J. and Edna Foy Pursley. Mr. Pursley was preceded in death by his son, Troy Lynn Pursley and half-brother, Gerald D. Cates.
He was a retired truck driver for Jones Truck Lines and a member of Lake Country Bible Church in Mineola, TX.
Mr. Pursley is survived by his wife, Anita Jane Pursley of Mineola; daughter, Teresa Derstein of North Augusta, Georgia; step-son, Tony Severs and wife Vickie of Carrollton; brother, Norman C. Pursley of Houston; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
Family visitation is set for Friday, October 7, 2016 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola from 6-8 PM. Funeral services are set for Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola at 2:00 PM officiated by Rev. Craig Lacy. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Lake Country Bible Church or Hospice of East Texas. Donations may be made through the donations tab on this page.