Donovan E. Purvis passed away on Sept. 13, 2013 at the age of seventy-three. Born and raised in Corning. Attended our local schools.
Preceded in death by his parents Lela and Welthy Purvis, brother Venero, sister Lela Mae Purvis Reger.
Donovan is survived by his three sisters, Darlene Knight of Corning, Veora Anderson of Eugene, Oregon, and Donna Rae Trier of Drexel, N.C. Leaving behind aunts, uncles, sister, brother-in-laws, cousins, numerous nieces and nephews, life long friends and neighbors.
Laid to rest in peace Sept. 18, 2013 at the Corning Cemetery.
A celebration of life will be held Oct. 6, 2013 at the Woodson Bridge Park, Riverview site from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.