Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home & Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery
2097 West Alto Road, Kokomo, IN
Elsie Elizabeth Purvis
April 30, 1926 – June 15, 2019
Elsie Elizabeth (Parkhurst) Purvis, 93, of Bringhurst, Indiana passed away in her home June 15, 2019. She was born in Kokomo April 30, 1926 to Ora and Janice (Freed) Parkhurst.
Elsie married the love of her life, Harold Purvis, on December 28, 1944 and shared almost 75 years as husband and wife. Together they raised 5 wonderful children. Elsie enjoyed crocheting, reading, cooking and tending to her flowers. She was an avid collector of bracelets and loved when a new one presented to her. Above all, Elsie loved her large family and spending time with them as often as she could.
Elsie is survived by her husband, Harold; sister, Edith Cook; daughters, Jessica (Mike) Snider, Paula Behrens, and Theresa (Rick) Weitzel and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Elsie was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert, Russell, Donald and Richard; and her sons, Jeffrey Eugene and Terry Allen.
Graveside service will be Thursday, June 20 at 10:00am at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home and Cemetery.
- Graveside Service Thursday, June 20, 2019