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Opal Purvis

November 25, 1926 — January 19, 2017

Opal Cumi Rushing Purvis, 90, went home to the Lord on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Savannah and her C.N.A Monique Walker. Opal was born November 25th, 1926 to the late John Robert and Mattie Smith Rushing, the youngest child of five including her four brothers Mark, Roger, Robert and Garnet. As a young adult she worked as a dental assistant, school teacher and with the US Postal Service for 25+ years. Opal loved her family, being a member of Glennville First Baptist Church and her many friends. She was a member of the Ladies V.F.W Auxiliary along with many Church Groups. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Milton Eugene Purvis, Sr.

She is survived by daughter Marcia P, Jones (William), two sons, Milton Eugene Purvis Jr. (Martha) and John Lee Purvis Sr. (Teresa) along with six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was also survived by brother in law Jimmy Purvis, two sisters in law, Betty Durrence and Ann Purvis with numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held for 6:00PM to 8:00PM, Saturday January 21, 2017 at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 Sunday January 22, 2017 at Glennville First Baptist Church with burial to follow at Glennville Cemetery.

The family encourages that any memorial contributions to be made to the Lewis Cancer Center 225 Candler Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31405 and/or Hospice of Savannah P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416.

Visitation
Saturday, January 21, 2017
6:00 PM 1/21/2017 6:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Service
Sunday, January 22, 2017
2:00 PM 1/22/2017 2:00:00 PM
Glennville First Baptist Church

321 West Barnard Street
Glennville, GA 30427

Glennville First Baptist Church
321 West Barnard Street Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Location

Glennville City Cemetery Final Resting Place

1001 East Barnard Street
Glennville, GA 30427

1001 East Barnard Street Glennville 30427 GA
United States
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