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Bennie Smith's Funeral Home

819 4th Street
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 957-0080
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Holloway Melson Funeral Home

103 Linden Avenue
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 957-0224
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'Lots of prayer' as Pocomoke mourns murder victims - Delmarva Daily Times

Monday, October 10, 2016

Marvin W. Purnell with children Marvin D. Purnell, Karen Purnell (center) and Renee Purnell Cooper. This photo was shared on Facebook. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)Buy PhotoGroton Road in Pocomoke City is a short connector road that stretches between Carter Avenue and Worcester County Highway, lined with quaint single-story homes."You only see about three cars a day come through here," said resident Janice Elliott.But Tuesday morning, there was a steady trickle of cars, a lot more than Elliott's seen in her 35 years at her residence. It might have something to do with what happened across the street the day prior on Sept. 12.Maryland State Police said 46-year-old Marvin Purnell Jr. shot to death his sister, 52-year-old Karen Purnell, and his father, 78-year-old Marvin Purnell Sr. The Pocomoke City man then took his own life after being surrounded by Worcester County sheriff's deputies, who were called to check on Karen after she failed to report to work at St. James United Methodist Church AME in Salisbury.Buy PhotoNo trespassing signs have been placed at the residents on Groton Road in Pocomoke City, Md. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, where an apparent murder suicide took place yesterday. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)"I heard it come over the scanner," Elliott said. "Then I saw a Worcester County sheriff show up and he walked around the house for a good while...

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'Lots of prayer' as Pocomoke mourns murder victims - Delmarva Daily Times

Monday, October 10, 2016

Marvin W. Purnell with children Marvin D. Purnell, Karen Purnell (center) and Renee Purnell Cooper. This photo was shared on Facebook. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)Buy PhotoGroton Road in Pocomoke City is a short connector road that stretches between Carter Avenue and Worcester County Highway, lined with quaint single-story homes."You only see about three cars a day come through here," said resident Janice Elliott.But Tuesday morning, there was a steady trickle of cars, a lot more than Elliott's seen in her 35 years at her residence. It might have something to do with what happened across the street the day prior on Sept. 12.Maryland State Police said 46-year-old Marvin Purnell Jr. shot to death his sister, 52-year-old Karen Purnell, and his father, 78-year-old Marvin Purnell Sr. The Pocomoke City man then took his own life after being surrounded by Worcester County sheriff's deputies, who were called to check on Karen after she failed to report to work at St. James United Methodist Church AME in Salisbury.Buy PhotoNo trespassing signs have been placed at the residents on Groton Road in Pocomoke City, Md. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, where an apparent murder suicide took place yesterday. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)"I heard it come over the scanner," Elliott said. "Then I saw a Worcester County sheriff show up and he walked around the house for a good while...