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James "Jimmy" Russell Purvis

11/15/1964 - 07/05/2019

Obituary for James "Jimmy" Russell Purvis

A resident of Denham Springs passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the age of 54. Jimmy was a Government Clerk with the Federal Court System for twenty-five years; he was also the President of the Board of Directors for PARDS for the past fifteen years. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 beginning at 5:00pm. Funeral services will be held at 7:00pm. He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Carolyn Jones Purvis, two daughters; Leigh Baker and husband Cody, and Katie Johns and husband Eric, three grandchildren; Allen Culver, Krysta Baker, and Sophia Johns, brother, Randall “Randy” Purvis and wife Shannon, his aunt, May Campbell, and his uncle, James Millard Campbell. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Betty Purvis. He was a devote fisherman and an advocate for the local waterways. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society of Baton Rouge. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com

Services

9
Jul

Visitation

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Seale Funeral Home - Denham Springs
1720 S. Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726
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9
Jul

Funeral Service

07:00 PM
Seale Funeral Home - Denham Springs
1720 S. Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726
Get directions »
by FHW Solutions

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The PURVIS Family My sincerest condolence goes out to you. My thoughts and prayers are to lift you up. May you receive God's peace, strength, and blessings? In the days ahead may you find comfort in treasured memories of his life? Remember grief last a little while and memories last forever. Your family will forever be in my heart during these difficult times Please find peace in knowing that God understands your grief and he cares. I will miss his jokes a Friend. Tynita Howard, Postal Credit Union
- T Howard
My heart is broken I have been thinking about Jimmy and all the fun he had in life. He loved his family and I know he is out of pain. He left a lot of hearts broken.. Rest Easy Jimmy you will never be forgotten
- Louise
To one of the most kindest person I knew who loved your family more than life! Rest In Peace sweet PoP you will be missed dearly but remembered by the huge smile and impact you touched on everyone’s life you meant! Love always, Kelli, Ava Grace and Addyson! They love pawpaw Purvis!
- Kelli Guillot

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