In October 2011, Methodist Healthcare Ministries established the Dr. Lewis Purnell Memorial Fund dedicated to supporting children's health care services in San Antonio and Bexar County. Dr. Purnell practiced pediatrics for nearly three decades in San Antonio. During that time, he served as chief of staff at Methodist Hospital, chairman of its medical board and chairman of the physicians' resource committee of Methodist Children's Hospital. On September 29, 2011, Dr. Purnell died of complications from bone cancer at the age of 54.
The Dr. Lewis Purnell Memorial Fund is devoted to supporting children's health care services in San Antonio and Bexar county. To further this mission and the work of Dr. Purnell, please consider making a contribution to the Dr. Lewis Purnell Memorial Fund.
Contributions can be accepted by:
- Check. To donate by check, fill out the Dr. Lewis Purnell Memorial Fund Contribution Form. Mail printed form along with enclosed check to: Methodist Healthcare Ministries c/o Dr. Lewis Purnell Memorial Fund, 4507 Medical Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78229.
- Credit Card. Contributions can be accepted by credit card using PayPal. To donate by credit card, select the Donate button below to begin the online donation process.