Albert Guy Purvis, IV
Graveside service for Albert Guy Purvis IV will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Scooba, Miss., with Bro. Kyle Routzahn officiating, burial to follow. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.
Mr. Purvis, age 53, of Meridian passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2020, at his home in Lauderdale.
Guy was a graduate of Northeast High school. He was also named area offensive player of the year in 1985 by The Meridian Star for his Quarterback play. He enjoyed his career as a Registered Nurse for over 17 years working on the Telemetry floor at Anderson Regional Hospital. Guy will be truly missed by his family, friends and all that knew him.
Survivors include his parents, Albert Guy Purvis Jr. and Kathy Wilson (Jimmy); twin daughters, Allie Anne and Laurie Kate Purvis; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to American Heart Association or charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be Tim Morgan, Todd Morgan, Wes Goodrich and Mike Gully.
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Published on February 22, 2020


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Faye Justice
Feb 24, 2020
So sorry for your loss. May you RIP Guy.
May God give you peace and comfort during this time.
Michael Faulkner
Feb 24, 2020
Mrs. Wilson and family, so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort and peace.
Brenda Hopson
Feb 24, 2020
I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mrs. Wilson my prayer and thought are with you and your family.
Jennette Aeschliman Winham
Feb 24, 2020
Ms Kathy and Family,
May God comfort you and give you strength during this time .
Tack & Tena Moore
Feb 23, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you some peace and comfort during this time of grief. You will be in our prayers.
Lacey Rawson
Feb 23, 2020
I am so sad to hear this! I worked with Guy on telemetry for 10 years. He was hard working and a good friend. He will be dearly missed
Kathy Black
Feb 23, 2020
I worked with Guy for years on Telemetry. This is so sad. God be with the family. God Bless. You are in my prayers.
Tonie Owsley Goodin
Feb 23, 2020
Kathy & Family,
We want you to know that we are praying for you. All the years In school Guy was always such a nice person. I know you will miss him greatly! May God comfort and give you strength during this time of heartache.
Tonie Owsley Goodin
Marcia Brewer
Feb 23, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear of Guy’s death and saddened by it. I hired him in to Anderson as a new graduate nurse and enjoyed working with him over the years until my retirement in 2017. He will be missed!
Don Davis
Feb 23, 2020
My old friend. Rest In Peace
Feb 22, 2020
Guy was a great person! When I was pulled to help his unit, he was always willing to help me and answer any questions without hesitation. But that was guy. He was a great and will truly be missed by those who loved him. Prayers for his family.