Obituary – Bonnie Purvis

Published 12:12 pm Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Bonnie Purvis, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford. The graveside service will be Friday, Jan.25, 2019, at 2 Springhill Cemetery with Rev. David Ard officiating.  Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:30 until 1:30 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home.

Born in Oxford to the late Ila and Baxter Inmon, Mrs. Purvis was the widow of Mr. James E. Purvis.  A retired cosmetologist, she was co-owner of Classique Salon.  Mrs. Purvis was a member of North Oxford Baptist Church and enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and spending time with her family.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Houpt.

Survivors include her son, J.B. Purvis and his wife, Anna, of Oxford, Mississippi; a brother, Mike Inmon and his wife, Sherri, of Oxford; a grandson, Matt Purvis and his wife, Haley, of Decatur, Mississippi; a great granddaughter, Penelope Holladay Purvis; two nieces, Maggie Inmon Foster of Birmingham, Alabama, and Mollie Inmon Dellinger of Birmingham.

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Memorial contributions in Mrs. Purvis’ memory may be made to Springhill Cemetery Fund, 1623 Hwy 334, Oxford, MS 38655.

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