Janet Pursley peacefully passed away on the morning of February 15, 2008 in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 87. Janet was born on August 21, 1920 in Dayton, Ohio. She and her husband of 50 years raised their three sons in Louisville, KY and resided in Palm Springs, CA and Phoenix since 1989. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Phoenix. Janet was a devoted and much beloved wife and mother. She is survived by three sons, fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., with Rosary at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 19th, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, February 20th, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 2312 E. Campbell Ave., Phoenix.