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Albert Purvis

January 19, 1937 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

SOMEWHERE ABOVE THIS TROUBLED WORLD, SAFE BEYOND ALL GRIEF AND PAIN, A LOVE ONE RESTS IN A HEAVENLY PLACE.  GOD GRANT US, THAT SOMEDAY, WE WILL ALL MEET AGAIN.

A TIME TO BE BORN:

ALBERT PURVIS ‘AKA’ ABBOTT WAS BORN JANUARY 19, 1937 IN MCCOLL, SOUTH CAROLINA HE WAS THE OLDEST OF THIRTEEN CHILDREN BORN TO THE LATE THOMAS JAMES AND LEATHA MAE PURVIS.

A TIME TO LIVE:

ALBERT WAS EDUCATED AND GRADUATED FROM MARLBORO COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.  HE ENJOYED WATCHING WRESTLNG, LISTENING TO REVEREND ALFRED (AL) SHARPTON, REVEREND ANTHONY (TONY) EVANS, AND ETHEL MITCHELL ON THE RADIO.  ALBERT ALSO ENJOYED ACTING AS A THERAPIST GIVING ADVICE AND TELLING STORIES.  HE HAD A SHARP MEMORY OF THE PAST; YOU WOULD ALSO BE INTRIGUED AND ENTERTAINED FROM HIS STORY AND JOKES.  HE WAS ALSO KNOWN FOR QUOTING BIBLE SCRIPTURES.

A TIME TO LOVE:

ON DECEMBER 5, 1964 ALBERT MARRIED THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE, LEE DORIS MCINTYRE, AND FROM THEIR UNION THREE BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN WERE BORN ALBERT, DERRICK, AND KATINA.

A TIME TO SERVE:

ALBERT WORKED MANY JOBS THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE, THE MOST MEMORABLE JOB WAS WORKING AT AVIS RENTAL CAR AT REGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT.  HE RETIRED AFTER 47 YEARS OF SERVICE.

A TIME OF PEACE:

QUIETLY AND PEACEFULLY ALBERT ASCENDED FROM EARTH TO HIS HEAVENLY HOME ON SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2022 AT SOUTHERN MARYLAND HOSPITAL.

A TIME TO MOURN:

ALBERT WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS BELOVED WIFE LEE DORIS PURVIS OF 39 GLORIOUS YEARS.  HIS PARENTS THOMAS JAMES, AND LEATHA MAE PURVIS, 3 BROTHER’S JOHN K., TIMOTHY J., AND MARION PURVIS, AND 2 SISTER’S LEATHA MAE GRAHAM, AND LOSA PURVIS.

A TIME TO CHERISH:

ALBERT LEAVES TO CHERISH HIS LOVING MEMORY, THREE CHILDREN;  ALBERT T PURVIS (PAMELA), DERRICK E PURVIS SR. (PATRICIA), AND KATINA S DUNN (MELVIN). ONE BROTHER; ROYCHESTER PURVIS (MICHELLE).   SIX SISTERS; ESSIE MAE BRIDGES, JOESPHINE JONES, ELOISE CARTER, PATRICIA BETHEA, GLORIA ANDERSON (REV. JAMES), AND VIRGINIA BRADLEY (DARRYL); NINE GRANDCHILDREN DERRICK JR, VERA LEE, DARRIUS PURVIS, AAREN MOORE, SYDNEY DUNN AND MELVIN DUNN III, REGINALD AND TAKIRRA HILDERBRANT, AND KHAAJA JOHNSON-BANNISTER, 7 GREATGRAND CHILDREN KENNEDY, NASI, XAVIER, KALEIGH, AMARI, AND OUR NEW ARRIVALS AAREN JR, AND SINCERE; AND A HOST OF OTHER LOVING RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

 

 

 

 

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August 5, 2022

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Clinton, MD 20735

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Friday
August 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Clinton Christian Assembly
10506 Thrift Rd
Clinton, MD 20735

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