Linda (Purser) Autry

August 13, 1944 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 74)


Mrs. Linda Purser Autry, age 74, of Monroe, NC, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at her residence.

A Celebration of Life for Linda will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Lee Park Baptist Church, 2491 Morgan Mill Rd, Monroe, NC, 28110.  Interment at Lakeland Memorial Park will take place at a later date.

The Autry family will receive friends between 6:00 and 8:00 PM Tuesday, May, 14, 2019 in the Dogwood Room of Davis Funeral Service, 1003 East Franklin Street, Monroe, NC, 28112. 

Linda was born August 13, 1944 in Union County, NC, a daughter of the late Henry Wilson Purser and Ona Lee Braswell Purser. Linda was a caregiver. Always willing to look after those who may be unable to look after themselves, Linda  was  known for taking care of others. Although Linda will be greatly missed and always remembered for her strong spirit, her family is thankful that she has now eternally reunited with her husband of 52 years.

Linda is survived by a son, Marty Autry and wife Jennifer of Monroe, NC, a sister, Libby Partridge and husband Harry of Indian Trail, NC, a brother, Gary Purser of New Salem, NC, a sister-in-law, Peggy Autry of Weddington, NC, a sister -in-law Iris Smith and husband Elbert of Monroe, NC, and her three granddaughters; Kristen Cumber; Kaitlyn Cumber, and Emma Autry.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death and reunited in eternal life with her husband, Jimmy Warren Autry and her daughter, Sonia Autry Cumber.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to serve the Autry family. An online guest register book is available to view and sign


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May 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dogwood Room of Davis Funeral Svc (East Franklin Street, NC)

Celebration of Life
May 15, 2019

1:00 PM
Lee Park Baptist Church, NC

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