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Obituaries

August 24, 2013

Vivian Purvis

WOLFE CITY —  Vivian H. Purvis, 87, of Wolfe City died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in the Hunt Regional Medical Center of Greenville. 

 Mrs. Purvis was born in Cleburne County in Alabama on June 22, 1926, to Christor M. and Martha Benefield Holland. She married Charles Purvis, Jr. in Tifton, Ga. On Sept. 22, 1942. 

She worked for the Carroll Georgia Electrical Membership as an account manager. 

Survivors are two sons: Michael Purvis and wife Andrea of Wolfe City and Larry C. Purvis of Knoxville, Tenn.; three grandaughters; four grandsons; one great-granddaughter; one great-great granddaughter; one great-grandson; a sister, Mildred Wilson of Calhoun, Ga.; several nieces and nephews and er special “Kids,” Buddy and Rosco her cocker Spaniels along with Bonnie and Clyde, her  German Sheperds. 

Mrs. Purvis was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a daughter, Debrah Deaver; granddaughter, Samantha Hannah; two brothers and five sisters; her loving feline companion “Bobby” and childhood companion, German Shepherd, “Mack”.

She was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Bremen, Ga. and a member of The Eastern Star of Tifton, Ga.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. today in the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home chapel, conducted by Bro. Barry Bobbitt.  

Visitation was Saturday afternoon at the funeral home.

 

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