In Memoriam: Twymeni Purchase, President – El Paso Branch NAACP

The El Paso Branch NAACP family mourns the passing of our president, Mrs. Twymeni Purchase, wife of 2nd Vice President, Mr. Steven Purchase. Twymeni passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. She was 49.

Mrs. Purchase began serving as president of the NAACP El Paso Branch, in January 2015. She received numerous awards for her volunteerism in the community, state and nationally. She received the Texas State Conference of the NAACP 2010 Torchbearer Community Service Award and the Black El Paso Democrats Outstanding Community Service Award.

We ask that you continue to pray for comfort for her family during this difficult time.

Twymeni will be greatly missed.

(Click here to read Twymeni’s obituary)

El Paso Visitation and Service Information
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the El Paso NAACP, P.O. Box 4455, El Paso, Texas 79914.

El Paso, Texas Services
Mount Zion Baptist Church

3400 Wyoming, El Paso, TX 79903
February 28, 2016
Visitation: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Service: 5:00 pm
Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home Northeast.

Melrose Park, Illinois Services
March 5, 2016
9:30 AM – Wake
10:30 AM – Service
First Baptist Church of Melrose Park
2114 Main Street | Melrose Park, Illinois
Services entrusted to Wallace Funeral Home in Broadview, Illinois. Interment will be at Forest Home Cemetery in Broadview, Illinois.