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Karen Waldie Puryear

August 18, 1957 — October 18, 2020

Karen Waldie Puryear

Karen Waldie Puryear of Scottsburg passed away on October 18, 2020. She was born in Macon, GA on August 18, 1957 and was 63 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Chris V. Waldie and the late Virginia Lloyd Waldie. She was married to the late Cecil Puryear.

Karen worked with Fluor Daniels Construction. She loved the outdoors, traveling, and meeting new people. Her family and the Lord were precious to her. Karen’s greatest love was that of animals, especially dogs. A Bassett Hound named Ginny was her world, losing her broke her heart.

Karen W. Puryear is survived by:

Her Children

Stephanie K of South Carolina

Elizabeth Bowman of Goochland

Her Grandchildren

Chelsea, Anna and Devon Bowman of Goochland

Cameron, Lily, Tristan, Gracie and Grayson Bevel of Goochland


Sandra Glass and husband Butch of Halifax

Russell Waldie of Clover

Host of beloved cousins and other family members

Faithful Friend

Kenneth Keatts


***Preceded in death by***


Danny Waldie


William A. Moneymaker and David Lee Moneymaker


A private burial will be held at a later date


For memorials please consider the Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592

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