Pervis Staples
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Pervis Staples was a co-founder of the legendary gospel and R&B group the Staple Singers, along with his father and sisters.

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Published in The Courier of Montgomery County on May 13, 2021.
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May 23, 2021
Continued prayers for the comfort peace and strength of your family with the loss of your beloved brother, Pervis...
BETTY MOORE
Friend
May 23, 2021
My condolences.
May 19, 2021
Thanks for the joyful music you left for us to enjoy. My brother James who once lived in Chicago spoke of you often and was very fund of you. Also my Trotter cousins and Winfred cousin from Mississippi.

RIP
Dorothy, Atlanta, George
Dorothy Edwards
Family
May 19, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
May 19, 2021
Our condolences go out to the family of Pervis. He will be missed by many.
LeeRoy
May 19, 2021
Thank you for introducing me to Gospel music. Rest in Peace
Darriel King
May 17, 2021
Thank you all.. beautiful work, all of it!
JIM WOLF
Family
May 17, 2021
Your voice will be remembered.
Stephanie Schell
May 17, 2021
My condolences to great family
Charlene Poindexter
May 17, 2021
On into Glory. May your life and Legacy continue on. Rest In Peace Pervis.
Judy Tucker
Acquaintance
May 17, 2021
I love hearing you sing with your father and sisters. The Staple Singers
Cornelius Fontenot
Friend
May 17, 2021
Remember hearing the Staples Singers on the radio over the years.
Stephanie D Schell
May 17, 2021
My condolences are with the
Staples family. I pray that you will be surrounded by the love & support that you need. And may "the God who supplies endurance and comfort" (Roman's 15:5) be with you always.
May 17, 2021
May 17, 2021
Jackie Dunning
May 17, 2021
My sincere condolences and prayers to the family. Perv thanks for all the fun times we shared during this dash called life. You will be missed by many
Sharon Martin
Friend
May 17, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Mavis and family..I will miss seeing him across the street..may God grant you all Peace and Comfort .
Lucy Hernandez
Neighbor
May 17, 2021
Praying for our sister Perleta Staples and family and All the Staples family. Please know that you all are in our thoughts at this time, God Bless. the Reynolds Family
David Reynolds III
May 17, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Mavis and the entire Staples family! The songs sung by Pervis, You, and the Staples Singers over the years have encouraged and lifted many over decades! Rest in Peace my friend, You are at rest with the Heavenly Father to receive your Rewards!

Bro.. R. Beale
Cheltenham, Pa
Robert Beale
Friend
May 17, 2021
My deepest condolences, God will strengthen you during this time of need.
May 16, 2021
Great to have heard your voice and advice. Thank you for speaking with me. I miss knowing you better.
Melissa Glenn-Fleming
Family
May 16, 2021
Thoughts and prayers to the Staples family, may God be with all of you in your time of sorrow.
May 16, 2021
I have truly enjoyed listening to the Staple Singers over the years. Mr Per is was such a great roll model for his daughters during their singing careers. As I offer my condolences may God continue to be with the family.
Lindsey
May 16, 2021
Immortalized in his music.....rip
Bob Sama
May 15, 2021
To the family of Pervis Staples:

The pastor and members of the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ would like to express to you and your entire family our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one.

Although our hearts are saddened, we pray that the Lord will comfort your hearts and bless you with endearing memories that you will always treasure. He is with you even in your time of sorrow too deep for words.

God be with you,


Pastor Henry L. Bolden II
Lady Marcia J. Bolden
and the PCJC Church Family
Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ
May 15, 2021
Our sincere condolences and sympathy on the loss of your love one. He was a very gracious and sincere man and we know that God welcomed him to his rightful place. May the peace be a reward to the Family in mourning. May God continue to bless and keep you in perfect peace. Much love and respect to you.
Mr. & Mrs Charles and Glorious Goldsmith Hicks & Family
May 15, 2021
Sing Beautifully in Heaven Mr. Staples...Thoughts and Prayers to the Family
Westwood Area MEMPHIS, TN
May 14, 2021
My dearest sympathy to Joyce Mavis and the family.
JoAnn Ries-Carter
Friend
May 14, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
M. Jones
Neighbor
May 14, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
james richardson
May 14, 2021
Dear sir thank you for all you have done for the music industry the great songs you and your family brought to us the soulful voice of your father and your sisters . May the good Lord bless you and hold you in his arms and take care of you rest in peace sir rest in peace.
Lenny Gonzales sr.
May 14, 2021
Thoughts and prayers to the Staples family, truly sorry for your loss.
May 14, 2021
My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Pervis. I, like so many, grew up listening to The Staple Singers! May the God of comfort, comfort all of you during this most difficult time and bring you peace.
Lori H.
May 14, 2021
Such an amazing family and an amazing group, sorry for the loss of Pervis, but so thankful for the wonderful music. May God be with the Staples family to help them as they go through their time of loss.
May 14, 2021
Heartfelt condolences to the Staples family and friends, may God grant you peace and strength as you endure this very difficult time of your loss.
May 14, 2021
Debra Ceol
May 13, 2021
What a true blessing your entire Staples family blessed us for so many years. May God continue to be with you all always. We love you in Richmond, VA.
Irish Kelly
May 13, 2021
From the time I was a child I loved the Staple singers and their wonderful soulful songs. I’m saddened by the news of Pervis Staples passing. My thoughts and deepest sympathy goes out to his family and especially his wonderful daughters!
Thank you for your music you given us!!
Susan Hampton
May 13, 2021
Alishia
May 13, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Sarah Burton
Family
May 13, 2021
We love you, Praying for the entire Staple Family - God bless you all.
Margaret Dudley
Friend
May 13, 2021
The Staples family has my deepest condolences. I love the whole family and their songs! As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to receive the love and support that you need during this difficult time and always.
Jenee
May 13, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Staples family. May he rest in heaven.
Ms. Mathews
May 13, 2021
More glory to the highest. He took you there
Eleanor Bridges
May 13, 2021
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..My heartfelt condolences
May 13, 2021
Thank you for your service, Veteran. One of my most favorite songs from the 1970s was the Staples' "I Know a Place". We sorely need their music again today for the deep wisdom and peace it holds. God Bless and comfort Mr. Pervis Staples' family in their great loss.
May 13, 2021
My Condolences to the family. I am soo sorry for your loss. May he RIP. Again I am so sorry.
Linda Greene
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