OBITUARY

Sue Purvis

June 20, 1938August 27, 2020
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Glenda Sue Purvis

Services to celebrate the life of Glenda Sue Purvis, 82, will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday at McPeters Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Haney officiating. Burial will follow at Henry Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at McPeters Funeral Home.

Sue passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born in Selmer, Tennessee on June 20, 1938 to the late Clinton Whitlow and Dorothy Mae Peak Rogers. She married the love of her life John W. Purvis on January 9, 1955. She was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church. She enjoyed painting, woodwork, crafting and flowers especially lilies. Her children and grandchildren were her world.

Sue was preceded in by her parents; husband John W “Jack” Purvis; brothers James Rogers, Kenneth Earl Rogers and wife Freda; sister Frances Marie Smith and husband M.C.

She is survived by son Johnny Purvis and wife Cindy; daughters Jackie Crum and husband Rickey, Missy Wilbanks and husband James; brother in love Jimmy Purvis and wife Marie; grandchildren Michael Crum (Beth Ann), Tawana Woodruff (Jason), Courtney Bayless (Shane) Jamie Purvis, Emily Carmichael, Ethan Carmichael and Cole Wilbanks; great-grandchildren, Carlie Crum, Alex Herring, Wyatt Bayless, Hunter Woodruff, Weston Bayless, Jaci Woodruff, Jake Crum, Landon King; great great grandchild Easton Kirk and a host of family and friends.

Condolences may be left at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com

McPeters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation with Social Distancing

    Saturday, August 29, 2020

  • Funeral Services

    Sunday, August 30, 2020

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Judy McKeown

August 29, 2020

To the family of Miss Sue, I send my sincere sympathy. I was shocked to hear of her passing. She was such a sweet lady and she loved her family. That was evident in the way she spoke of you. I only met her when she became my mother’s “roommate” at Cornerstone Nursing Home. We loved her immediately! She was always looking out for Mother and keeping us posted on how she was. Since Mother had dementia and didn’t communicate well, Miss Sue could tell us things she could not. I never expected she would be gone only two months after Mother’s death. My prayers are with you at this sad time.
Judy McKeown, daughter of Dora Berry

Glinda Coats

August 29, 2020

Hi, this is Glinda Coats. I would like to say I am sorry for your loss. My heart is with you all. You all are in my thoughts and prays. I will be saying a pray tonight so that you all know I am here if you need me. Take care and know that I am praying for comfort for you in your time of need.

Judy Allen

August 27, 2020

Sue was like my second Mother. My heart is filled with wonderful memories. Love to Jackie, Johnny, Missy and the family. May God give you comfort and strength during the difficult days.

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