Sarah M.C. Purvis

Published 9:49 am Thursday, September 8, 2022

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Sarah Millie Coker Purvis, 96, of Atmore, passed away on Aug. 31, 2022 at her residence.


She was born on August 13, 1926 in Escambia County, Ala. to W.E. and Jessie Maude Keller Coker.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Curtis E. Purvis; her daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Alday, and her siblings, George Coker, Billy Coker, Elbert Coker, Bobbie Stallworth, Peggy Moye and Evelyn Thurman.

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She is survived by her brother, Jimmy (Suzie) Coker of Atmore; her sister, Faye (Mike) Morris of Molino, Fla.; her grandchildren, Amanda (B.J.) Finch and Natalie (Kenny) Horton; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held this Fri., Sept. 9, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Sept. 9, 2022 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in Atmore.

Everyone is welcome to celebrate the life of Sarah Millie Purvis at her home immediately following the graveside service.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.