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Ruth Purvis

May 16, 1927 — November 21, 2021


Ruth C. Purvis, 94 of Paducah Ky. died Sunday November 21, 2021 at Baptist Health in Paducah.

She is survived by two daughters; Susan Purvis and Patricia Baker.  Two sons; Paul Purvis and Ray (Bonnie) Purvis.

6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Purvis.  Her parents, James Hukota Apperson and Myrtle Shelby.

Friends may visit with family 1 – 2 p.m. Saturday November 27, 2021 at Lindsey Funeral Home.  Funeral services to follow at 2 p.m., with the Bro. Riley Nelson officiating.  Interment will be at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.  Lindsey Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

1335 N 13th St, Paducah, KY 42001

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