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Thomas C. Purvis

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Funeral services for Thomas C. Purvis, 79, were conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at Lakeside Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Glover and Rev. Tim Oliver officiating.

Mr. Purvis passed away Nov. 15, 2019. He was a native of Jefferson County and had made his home in Milledgeville since 1961. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections and was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church. He was predeceased by his parents, Sam C. Purvis and Bonnie Roberts Purvis; siblings, Tanny Purvis, Sam Purvis, Marvin Purvis, Clark Purvis and Faye Goins.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Brown Purvis; daughter, Kimberly (Mark) Winford of Athens; sons, Thomas (Sherry) Ray Purvis and Tanny (Debbie) Glen Purvis of Kite; step children, Cindy Murray, Vickie Harris and Andy Waddell of Milledgeville and Debra Nordy of Atlanta; sister, Willie Julia Tapley of Wrightsville; brother, Billy Purvis of Wadley, 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

Flowers accepted and for those who wish. The family request donations to the Lakeside Baptist Church Building Fund.

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Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville was in charge of arrangements.