Clyde Marlin "Murry" Purvis
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Mr. Clyde Marlin "Murry" Purvis, age 80 of Atlanta, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Born Friday, September 16, 1932 in Verda, Louisiana, he was an avid fisherman and hunter who loved working in his garden. He attended Iatt Baptist church and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Mr. Purvis was preceded in death by his Parents, Clyde Marlin & Eathel Purvis; Siblings, Romano Rambo and James Purvis.
Those left to cherish his memory include his nine daughters, Lawanda Woodward (John), Pineville, Ester Oglesby (John), Colfax, JoAnn Bazar (Tommy), Verda, Becky McComic (John), Winnfield, Geneva Coolman, French Settlement,, Peggy Brown (John), LaPlace, Judy Keeble (Micheal), Monroe, Bubbles Payne, Urania, Lacion Purvis, Verda; three sons, Conley Purvis (Gloria), Ball, Paul Purvis (Judy), Winnfield, Jacob Purvis, Verda; 27 Grandchildren, 24 Great-Grandchildren and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Friday, April 26 at Southern Funeral Home, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM , and again on Saturday, April 27 from
8:00 AM until time of services.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in the Southern Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Dick DeBusk officiating. Interment will follow in Oglesby Family Cemetery in Verda.
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Waynon Baxley, Ira Baxley, Jr., Vance LaCaze, Devin Burch, Josh Purvis, Drew Purvis, Daniel Lashley.
Honorary pallbearers will be Punkin Lashley, E.H. Lashley and Tommy Bazar.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com
Published in The Town Talk on Apr. 26, 2013