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Pearl Ethel Sams Purvis

Lubeck, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
Death 10 Jun 2002 (aged 62)
Tomball, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Body donated to medical science
Memorial ID 100372391 · View Source
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Pearl Sams Purvis
Pearl Sams Purvis, 62, of Friendswood, Texas, died June 10, 2002, in Tomball, Texas.

She was born Nov. 4, 1939, in Lubeck, a daughter of the late Ben and Ada Tebay Sams. She was formerly from the Coolville, Ohio, area.

She is survived by her husband, Tom Purvis, one daughter, Tina Vaughn, one son, Kevin Tippie, two grandsons, Ryan Vaughn and Brandon Tippie, and one great-grandson, Bryson Vaughn, all of Texas; five sisters, Minnie Wilcoxen, Bernice Vogalsong of Tuppers Plains, Ohio, Eleanor Branch of Belpre, Edith Bills of Vincent, Ohio, and Norma Williams of Parkersburg, W.Va.; two brothers, Gene Sams of Hockingport, Ohio, and Earl Sams of Little Hocking, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Celia Smeeks, Lorean Gorrell and Mable James; and three brothers, Irvin, Delbert and Dale Sams.

She donated her body to science Memorial services will be held later at the convenience of the family

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
17 Jun 2002


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  • Created by: Lockhart Stockdale
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100372391
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pearl Ethel Sams Purvis (4 Nov 1939–10 Jun 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100372391, ; Maintained by Lockhart Stockdale (contributor 47030357) Body donated to medical science.