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James Alfred "Jap" Puryear
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1912
Death: Sep. 23, 2000
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA

James Alfred (Jap) Puryear, 88, of Senatobia, died Saturday, September 23 at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. Mr. Puryear was the retired owner of Puryear Lumber Company in Senatobia, a former member of the Civilian Conservation Corporation, a former president of the senatobia Lions Club, one of the originators of the Sardis Lake Christian Camp, a cattleman for many years, a past president of the Thyatira School Board, and a life long member of the Senatobia Church of Christ.

Services were held Tuesday, September 26 at Senatobia Church of Christ with interment in Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia. Active pallbearers were Parley Holliday, Jr., Harry Embrey, Emmett Collinsworth, John Blakely, Sid Johnson, Paul McCullar, Calvin Seago and Bob H. Meacham. Honorary pallbearers were Carl Hyde, Carl Ellis, Glen Hobbs, Ed Gardner, Walter Hyde, Gayle Price and Charles Dean. David Chadwell officiated.

Mr. Puryear is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Puryear of Senatobia; one daughter, Janie Holliday of Highland, Utah; one son, Kenneth B. Puryear of Senatobia; five grandchildren; and 12 greqat-grandchildren.

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Dorothy Louise Miller, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Name:James A Puryear
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date (Formatted): 24 Dec 1935
Event Place: , Crittenden, Arkansas, United States
Birth Year (Estimated):
Residence Place: Thyatira, Mississippi
Spouse's Name: Dorothy Louise Miller
Spouse's Age:
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Residence Place: Independence, Mississippi

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Achilles Puryear
United States Census, 1930
birth: 1871 Mississippi
residence: 1930 Beat 5, Tate, Mississippi, United States
spouse:Maggie Love Puryear
children: Sarah B Puryear, Achilles Puryear Jr., Kattie Love Puryear, James Alfred Puryear

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Achilles Puryear
United States Census, 1920
birth: 1871 Mississippi
residence: 1920 Beat 5, Tate, Mississippi, United States
spouse: Maggie Puryear
children: Sarah B Puryear, Acharles A Puryear, Pattie L Puryear, James A Puryear

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Family links: 
  Archilles L. Puryear (1871 - 1962)
  Margaret Agnes Love Puryear (1871 - 1963)
  Dorothy Louise Miller Puryear (1916 - 2002)
  Janice Puryear (1937 - 1937)*
  Sarah Baxter Puryear Embrey (1906 - 1976)*
  Achilles A. Puryear (1908 - 1978)*
  Pattye L. Puryear (1910 - 1994)*
  James Alfred Puryear (1912 - 2000)
*Calculated relationship
James A. (Jap) / Dorothy Miller
Aug. 12, 1912 / Jan. 24, 1916
Sep. 23, 2000 / Apr. 4, 2002
Married Dec. 24, 1935
Bethesda Cemetery
Tate County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Lanie
Originally Created by: Neil Loftiss
Record added: Nov 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61732673
James Alfred Jap Puryear
Added by: Neil Loftiss
James Alfred Jap Puryear
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To My Love Family Connection
- Lanie
 Added: Feb. 13, 2014
Rest easy, Cousin.
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Dec. 29, 2012
To My Love Family Connection
- Lanie
 Added: Feb. 28, 2011

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