In Memoriam

The MS Mar­itime Muse­um and Activ­i­ty Cen­ter remem­bers with mar­itime fond­ness the life of Helen Ann Walk­er Pur­dy. Ms. Pur­dy was an avid Mis­sis­sip­pi Gulf Coast mariner. Ms. Pur­dy is the daugh­ter of Arnold V Walk­er of Pascagoula’s own Arnold V Walk­er Ship­yard (1933–1957).

Ms. Helen list­ed our muse­um as the dona­tion site for bereaved friends/family want­i­ng to pay trib­ute to her mem­o­ry.  “Helen Ann Walk­er Pur­dy Memorial”

Dona­tions may be mailed to P.O. Box 243, Pascagoula, MS39568, please email us at for more infor­ma­tion.
Our mar­itime mis­sion of “pre­serv­ing and pro­mot­ing Mis­sis­sip­pi’s 300 year-old his­to­ry” great­ly appre­ci­ates your trib­ute dona­tion memo­r­i­al in Ms. Pur­dy’s memory.

Addi­tion­al­ly, a Lega­cy page in mem­o­ry of Helen can be read here