Price, Purvis W. Age: 92

Passed Away: 2011-02-16

Funeral Home:

Purvis W. Price, 92, of Stockbridge, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. He was born in Locust Grove, to the late J.R. and Emma Johnson Price. Purvis served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He owned his own business in later years. Mr. Price is survived by his son, Purvis L. (Patricia) Price, of Lucedale, Miss.; sister, Kathryn Gorman; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Salem Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Dan McKay officiating. Interment will follow at the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, Feb. 19, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salem Seniors Ministry through Salem Baptist Church. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-1414.