2008-09-18 / Obituaries


William Woodrow Purvis, 93, of Mount Vernon died Sept. 13, 2008 at an area health care facility.

He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a deacon at Lockler Memorial Baptist Church. He was a longtime member of the Mount Vernon Rescue Squad. He retired from Searcy Hospital.

Survivors include five siblings, Eva Lowe, Fairhope, Lee Purvis, Mobile, Dot Harrell, Retha Harrell, John Purvis, all of Grove Hill; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The service was Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. at Lockler Memorial Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. Burial was in the Mount Vernon Community Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lockler Memorial Baptist Church, 18995 St. Stephens Road, Mount Vernon, AL 36560.

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