Wanda Williamson Purvis

Wanda Williamson Purvis

Wanda Williamson Purvis, 64, of Hamburg, died October 1, 2014 at the Lifecare Hospital in Ruston, Louisiana.

Mrs. Purvis was a native and life long resident of Ashley County. She graduated from Portland High School in 1968. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Snyder.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Lee Purvis in 1997; her parents, L.V. “Bo” and Marceline Hopkins Williamson; a brother, Buddy Williamson and a sister, Patricia Hale.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Grice and wife, Jami, of Thomasville, Alabama and Jay Grice and wife, Charlette, of Portland; a brother, Don Williamson; a sister, Barbara Jeffers and husband, Jerry, all of Hamburg; five grandchildren, Tristan, Alex, Olivia, Ashton and Miles.

A memorial service will be held October 3 at 10 a.m. at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Howie officiating. A private burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association, c/o Mr. Keith Ladd, 186 Ashley 121 Road, Hamburg, AR 71646.