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Wendell Purvis

October 30, 1959 — June 26, 2019

OBITUARY                                                                                                               WENDELL PURVIS

Mr. Wendell Purvis, age 59, of Axson, Ga. passed away, Wednesday, June 28, 2019 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Ga.

Born October 30, l959, in Coffee County, Mr. Purvis was the son of the late Jake and Bernise Lott Purvis. He lived in the Guthrie Heights community in Atkinson County and was a self-employed carpenter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Jerry Purvis and Jimmy Lee Purvis and a sister, Wannell Purvis Anderson. 

Survivors include:

Daughter:  Julia Marie Tomberlin and husband, Andy of Baxley, Ga.


6 Brothers:  Allie Purvis and wife, Roxanna of Pearson, Ga

                  Clyde Purvis and wife, Janice of Pearson, Ga.

                  Tallie Purvis and wife, Mollie of Douglas, Ga.

                  Paul Purvis and wife, Carolyn of Jesup, Ga.

                  Micager Purvis of Douglas, Ga.

                  Jack Purvis and wife, Mary of Willacoochee, Ga.


2 Sisters:  Jacklyn Anderson of Pearson, Ga.

                Verdie Mae Griffin of Douglas, Ga.


3 Grandchildren:  Kaitlyn Vaughn, Tyler Vaughn, and Anslee Tomberlin

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Purvis were held, Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Purvis Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Fussell officiating. Special music included “Cotton Fields” presented by c.d. The internment followed in Purvis Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Chris Meloy, Charlie Vining, Jr., Anthony Foskey, Lamar Purvis, James Robertson, and Shane Tucker.

Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga. was in charge of all the arrangements.


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