Thomas  Purvis
Funeral services for Thomas C. Purvis, 79, will be conducted Tuesday at noon in Lakeside Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Glover and the Rev. Tim Oliver officiating.
The family will receive friends at Lakeside Baptist Church on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the service hour.
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 predeceased by his parents, Sam C. Purvis and Bonnie Roberts Purvis; siblings, Tanny Purvis, Sam Purvis, Marvin Purvis, Clark Purvis and Faye Goins. 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.
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 4 great grandchildren also survive.
Flowers accepted and for those who wish the family request donations to the Lakeside Baptist Church Building Fund.
Express online condolences at
Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 19, 2019


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Karen Bryant
Nov 20, 2019
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