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Martha Scearce Purvis

Graveside service for Mrs. Martha Scearce Purvis will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Jon Ferguson officiating.  Visitation Saturday 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Mrs. Purvis, age 89 of Lebanon passed away January 19, 2021, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

Born December 10, 1931, in Norfolk, Virginia, she is the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Beatrice Pruitt Scearce.  She was a homemaker and a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Lynn Purvis on May 21, 2001, and a brother, Frank James Scearce.

She is survived by four children: David Purvis, Kathy Langford, Michael Purvis, and Karen Purvis; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Gaye C. Baird says:
    Karen, I am so sorry about your mom. God bless you and your family during this difficult time. ❤️(My brother-in-law, Fred VanHook, is also at L&B.)
  2. Bonita Martin says:
    So sorry for your loss…I will miss our chats while doing her hair every Friday…she would say “make me devastatingly beautiful”..I will do that for her one more time..Prayers for your family..