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Grace Hunter Purvis

3 November, 19197 October, 2020
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Grace Hunter Purvis, 100, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Sizer Bernice Purvis. Born November 3, 1919, at Louisa, she was the daughter of the late Morris Soule Hunter and the late Hattie Lee Hunter.

Grace was a retired CNA for the Central Virginia Training Center, and a member of Oakdale Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Grace was preceded in death by two sons, Soule B. Purvis and Morris H. Purvis; seven siblings, Grayson Hunter, Frank Hunter, Sr., Beatrice Carson, Hattie Carmichael, Bessie Dowdy, Lillian Snoot and Estelle Carson.

Grace is survived by her children Nancy Lee Purvis of Madison Heights, Alfred Purvis and his wife Susan of Madison Heights and John Purvis and his wife Delores of Rustburg; one sister, Rosabelle Cash of Madison Heights; ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2020, at Oakdale Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Wornstaff and the Rev. Alton Peters officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oakdale Baptist Church.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.

  • FAMILY

  • Morris Soule Hunter, Father (deceased)
  • Hattie Lee Hunter, Mother (deceased)
  • Soule B. Purvis, Son (deceased)
  • Morris H. Purvis, Son (deceased)
  • Grayson Hunter, Brother (deceased)
  • Frank Hunter, Sr., Brother (deceased)
  • Beatrice Carson, Sister (deceased)
  • Hattie Carmichael, Sister (deceased)
  • Bessie Dowdy, Sister (deceased)
  • Lillian Snoot, Sister (deceased)
  • Estelle Carson, Sister (deceased)
  • Sizer Bernice Purvis, Husband (deceased)
  • Nancy Lee Purvis, Daughter
  • Alfred Purvis & Susan, Son
  • John Purvis & Delores, Son
  • Rosabelle Cash, Sister
  • Grace is also survived by ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Eugene Purvis
  • Levi Purvis
  • Donald Purvis
  • Shane Purvis
  • BG Farlow
  • Dale Dowdy, Jr.
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  • Oakdale Baptist Church
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We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious mother. We are praying for God's peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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Grace Hunter Purvis, 100, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Sizer Bernice Purvis. Born November 3, 1919, at Louisa, she was the daughter of the late Morris Soule Hunter and the late Hattie Lee Hunter.

Grace was a retired CNA for the Central Virginia Training Center, and a member of Oakdale Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, Grace was preceded in death by two sons, Soule B. Purvis and Morris H. Purvis; seven siblings, Grayson Hunter, Frank Hunter, Sr., Beatrice Carson, Hattie Carmichael, Bessie Dowdy, Lillian Snoot and Estelle Carson.

Grace is survived by her children Nancy Lee Purvis of Madison Heights, Alfred Purvis and his wife Susan of Madison Heights and John Purvis and his wife Delores of Rustburg; one sister, Rosabelle Cash of Madison Heights; ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2020, at Oakdale Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Wornstaff and the Rev. Alton Peters officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oakdale Baptist Church.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.

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