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Jesse Holden

March 19, 1949 — February 20, 2021

Jesse Lee Holden, 71 of Cambridge (formerly of Withams, Virginia) died Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his residence. He was born March 19, 1949 to the late Samuel Tull and the late Elizabeth Burton.

Jesse was an avid lover of fishing. He loved his family and enjoyed cooking and spending time with them. Jesse had a witty sense of humor and would give his last to anyone.

In addition to his parents, Jesse is preceded in death by 2 brothers: George and James Holden; and one sister, Lottie Custis Tunnell.

Jesse leaves to cherish fond memories with his wife, Joyce Ellen Purnell Holden of Salisbury, 3 children: Andre (Laticia) Purnell, Melissa Purnell both of Salisbury, and Maurice (Corrisa) Purnell of Fruitland, 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

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