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Jack Dempsey Purvis
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1929
Death: Dec. 25, 2004

EFFINGHAM Jack Dempsey Purvis, 75, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004.


Mr. Purvis was born March 22, 1929, in Florence, a son of the late Jessie Keith Purvis and Ruby Hicks Purvis. He was retired from the South Carolina Employment Security Commission in the Field Service Division. He was a member of the Effingham Presbyterian Church.


In his time with us, Mr. Purvis enjoyed his retired life with his many friends fishing in Georgetown. He volunteered time with his boat to the Sheriff Department™s Camp Pee Dee Pride. He was blessed with so many friends who loved him dearly.


Surviving Mr. Purvis are his wife of 55 years, Mary Strickland Purvis; two sons, Don (Pat) Purvis and Mike (Kitty) Purvis, and two daughters, Vicky (Steve) Turner and Mary Anne (Barry) Elvis. Surviving grandchildren are Shannon (Franklin), Kimberly, Sonya (Ben), Jessica, Brad, Stacy, Brandon and Justin, and two great-grandchildren, Conner and Cages.


A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Dec. 7, 2004, at Effingham Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow at Lebanon Cemetery.


Waters-Powell Funeral Home will be assisting the family with family visitation on Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, from 7 to 9 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Hospice of the Pee Dee or Effingham Presbyterian Church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse K Purvis (1899 - 1972)
  Ruby H Hicks Purvis (1907 - 1997)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary S Strickland Purvis (1932 - ____)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jack Dempsey Purvis (1929 - 2004)
  Betty Mae Purvis (1933 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lebanon Cemetery
Florence County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Remember me
Record added: Jun 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91526742
Jack Dempsey Purvis
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