Carthage, NC
Bonnie Phillips Purvis, age 90 of 3777 Highway 22 died Saturday (October 2, 2010) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Glendon Independent Christian Church conducted by the Rev., Joe Johnson, Rev. Dr. John Williamson and Rev. Robert Yandle. Burial will follow in will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Lonnie Green Phillips and Mattie Shields Phillips. She was also preceded in death by her husband Norman G. Purvis; sisters Beatrice Nall, Alice Johnson; brothers Glen, Eli and Joe Phillips.
She is survived by: her daughter Marie P. McFayden and husband Robert of Ellerbe; sons Melvin Purvis and wife Judy, Larry Purvis and wife Betty, Jerry Purvis and wife Beverly all of Carthage, David Purvis of High Falls; sisters Helen Comer and Dorothy McFayden both of Ellerbe; brother L.G. Phillips, Jr. of Carthage; ten grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Kennedy Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Glendon Christian Church, 148 Glendon Church Road, Glendon, NC 27325.
Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the family.

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  1. Jerry and Family –
    My condolences in the recent loss of your mother. I know that it is a difficult time for all of you. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Carol Kelly

  2. Mrs. Bonnie was a very sweet lady, and we are saddened to hear of her passing. We will be remembering all the family in prayer.
    janet and albert oldham

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Bonnie, I am James blue, I lived next to Joe for years, I knew Glen &Eli, she was part of a wonderful family and will surley be missed. I was married Frances Mckaughan until she passed in 1998. God bless all of the family.-

  4. To Melvin & Judy we are sorry to here about Bonnie you are in our thoughts and prayers and we love you Todd & Tina Martindale

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