Originally created 02/12/99

Mrs. Becky Purvis



WAYNESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Becky McClain Purvis, 59, of 505B Highway 56 S., died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Tommy McCook and Henry K. Erwin officiating. Burial will be in Burke Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Purvis, a native of Burke County, was district supervisor for Allied Department Store. She was a licensed real estate agent and nail technologist. She was a member of Georgia EMU Association and American EMU Association. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women.

Survivors include her husband, Preston Purvis; two sons, Dennis Sapp, Waynesboro, and Van Purvis, Sylvania; three daughters, Mary DeLaigle, Sylvania, Martha Jarvis, Augusta, and Marie Everson, Orlando; four brothers, Jame McClain and W.Z. McClain, both of Alexander, Howard McClain, Keysville, and Ray Flakes, Alabama; two sisters, Ann Mack, St. Louis, and Ellen Tapley, Alexander; and five grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Clay Nalley, Chris Nalley, Tommy Quick, Eddie Allen, Dwellie Flakes, Hal McClain Jr., George Bradham and Randy Tapley.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 420, Waynesboro, GA 30830 or to Methodist Home for Children, P.O. Box 2525, Macon, GA 31203.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at DeLoach Funeral Home.