Hilda Burns Purvis, 81, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Autumn Care Biscoe, Biscoe, NC.

Graveside service will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Reverend William Saunders officiating.       

Hilda was a native of Moore County. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Hilda worked in the textile industry for many years. She was a faithful member of Pleasant Hill Church.She enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning, freezing, sewing, cooking and caring for her home and family.  She made pillows that were used as bingo prizes at the local nursing home. Hilda was proud of all her family and time spent with the grandchildren was very important. She was a daughter of the late Melvin Arthur and Nora Maness Burns and was preceded in death by her husband, of 50 years, Marvin Wesley Purvis; brothers: Billy Burns, Lloyd Burns.

Hilda is survived by daughter: Judy Slagle, of Troy; son: Marvin Purvis and wife Goldie, of Carthage; grandchildren: Stacy Garner and husband Joey, Ryne Purvis and wife Shannon, Kyler Purvis and wife Abbigail, Cassady Purvis, Chance Purvis; great grandchildren: Josie, K.J., and Harper; sisters: Jackie Seawell and husband Floyd, Brenda Hussey and husband Johnny; sisters in law: Judy Burns, Aileen Burns, Betty Lou Purvis, Treva Purvis, Dot English; many nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Monday, October 8, 2018 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Stacy Garner.

Memorials can be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1595 North Moore Road, Robbins, NC 27325 .

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Purvis Family.

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