Beverly Purvis

beverly purvis

Beverly Born Purvis, 70, of Highfalls, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at First Health in Pinehurst. Born September 4th, 1948, she was a native of Atlanta, Georgia.

Funeral Services will be held at Glendon Independent Christian Church in Glendon at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

Nothing brought "Grammie" more pleasure than spending time with her family. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and her unconditional giving of kindness and love always set an example for her family and those around her.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Jerry M Purvis, Sr, son Jerry "Peanut" Purvis, Jr. & Jenny, daughter Cheryl Purvis, son Brad Purvis & Dana and eight grandchildren Norman Purvis, II, Eli Purvis, Madison Weiss, Tyler Weiss, Mallie Clara Purvis, Zeb Purvis, Gabe Purvis and Hagen Purvis, all of Highfalls as well as brothers Kenneth Born of Mebane and Jimmy Nall of Carthage.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be sent to Glendon Independent Christian Church 148 Glendon Church Road Glendon, NC 27325.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Purvis Family.

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  1. Jerry and family, I am saddened to learn of your loss of Mrs. Purvis. I appreciate the support you and Beverly gave me as teacher and coach of your children at Highfalls. You remained my support as I moved on to become principal at Westmoore. It is my gre

  2. Dear Jerry & Family, I know you may not remember me but I am Beverly’s First Cousin in Georgia. She was so faithful to come to the family reunions and she will be truly missed. She and Kenneth us to come to Aunt Ruby’s for the summer and we would spend al

  3. Eddie and Kathy Parker
    May you rest in peace Beverly with God’s assurance that you are in his hands and your job on this Earth is done.- – 

  4. Cheryl,
    I was so very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.-  She was always such a wonderful person! She will be missed. You’ll all be in my thoughts and prayers.- – 
    Alice Ann- 

  5. Cousin Beverly will always have a special spot in my heart. I will always remember her at the family reunions and Mama Born’s (Grandma’s) House on Sundays.
    Steve Born

  6. Beverly was a classmate and good friend of mine since grammer school.-  She was a loyal classmate and attend all class reunions.-  Our last which was 2 yrs. ago at Woodlake, I remember Beverly looking so good and having such a good time with fellow classm

  7. –  –  – Thoughts and prayers for the family.-  Beverly was like a big sister to me and my siblings and she will be truly missed.-  As she is in God’s hands, may God’s grace and mercy surround the family and friends during this difficult time.- – 

  8. Jerry and family,- 
    Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.- 

  9. We are deeply saddened by Beverly’s passing. – The entire Purvis family has been very good to me and my family and I have very good memories of times spent working on projects for Jerry and Beverly.

  10. An INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was sent on December 3, 2018

    Our thoughts and payers are with you and your family!
    – Yulin Ma, Sherry McComas, Dan Warren, Lee Hester, and Pete Wilcox

  11. Dear Family,
    I send my sincere condolences for your loss. There are comforting promises in the Bible that the time is coming when ‘all those in the memorial tombs will hear [Jesus’] voice and come out.’ (John 5:28,29) Our Loving Heavenly Father, Jeh

  12. Beverly was a good classmate to me at Carthage and Union Pines. My wife’s last memory of Beverly was of her kind heart.-  She witnessed her giving a check for a needy young couple who had just lost their infant child.-  We need more people like Beverly in

  13. Jerry,
    My condolences to you and your family for your loss.-  I knew you both in the younger days of our lives and it saddened me to read of Beverly’s obituary.-  May God bless during these times of grief and sorrow.-  Take care, my old friend.

  14. Cheryl and Family,
    I am very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time. May God wraps his arms around you and give you peace and comfort as only he can. I am here for you if you

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