Brenda Kay “Nana” Purdy, age 69, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at her residence. Mrs. Purdy was born on June 26, 1954 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Buford and Thelma Seawright. She retired from the Dawson Springs Board of Education after serving over twenty years as a Teacher’s Aid. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 50 years, David Purdy of Dawson Springs, KY; her two children; daughter, Ashley (Jason) McKnight and son, David Allen “Squirt” Purdy (Erin) of Dawson Springs, KY; four grandchildren, Brooke Purdy, Jett McKnight, Levi Purdy and Kara McKnight; three sisters-in-law, Lana Seawright of GA, Patsy Purdy and Marilyn Purdy of Dawson Springs, KY; and a brother-in-law, Dwight Purdy of Dawson Springs, KY.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren, Jordyn Purdy and Logan McKnight; three brothers, Tony Seawright, John Henry Seawright, and Buford (Buddy) Seawright; one sister, Judy Partee.
A visitation for Brenda Kay “Nana” Purdy will be Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour at 1:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY with Rev. Mike Jicka officiating. Burial will follow at Shyflat Cemetery. Active Pallbearers include David Allen “Squirt” Purdy, Jason McKnight, Scott Raup, Kent Workman, Buster Seawright and Steve Pleasant. Honorary Pallbearers include Jett McKnight, Levi Purdy and Dwight Purdy.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to:
‘Live Like Logan’ Scholarship (in honor of Logan McKnight),
c/o Dawson Springs Board of Education, 317 Eli St., Dawson Springs, KY 42408.