Purtee, Cynthia Ann

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Cynthia Ann Purtee, 45, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, November 9, 2012.

Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524. 


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