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Margie May Purvis Sanders, 86, of Quitman, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at her residence.

She was born on Feb. 13, 1931, to Robert and Virgie (Smith) Purvis in Lauderdale County.

Margie is survived by her husband, Calvin Sanders; son, Robert Mel (Peggy) Sanders; daughter, Gay (J. C.) Hardeman; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lester and Virgie Viola Purvis; brothers, Frank Purvis and Lindwood "Buddy" Purvis; sisters, Ruth Boone and Virginia Monteze Purvis; granddaughter, Vanessa Ivy and grandson, Mark Harwell.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at 5 p.m., at Wright's Funeral Home.?
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the funeral home chapel, with the Revs. Jason Castle and Keith Bogan officiating.

Burial will take place in the Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Lee Kennedy, Jimmy Kennedy, Roger Kennedy, Mike Kennedy, Gary Cranford and Billy Weems. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie McHenry, Glen Mosley, Jerry Rich and Alvin Parker.

Online condolences can be given at www.wrightsfuneral.com.
Published on September 4, 2017
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