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Obituaries

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SnowPeggyPicNov. 4-- Mrs. Peggy Faye Purvis Snow, age 74 of Adrian passed away peacefully at Scott Health and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday afternoon, November 2, 2019.

Born in Fernandina, Florida, she was the only daughter and the eldest of three children born to the late Okie and Dora Beatrice Rowland Purvis.  She grew up in downtown Fernandina before leaving in 1974 and moving to Dublin, Georgia to assist with family member’s healthcare.  While living in Dublin, she worked at Fairview Park Hospital in Housekeeping and Admissions.  She returned to Fernandina Beach in 2000 and worked in the Canteen at Container Corporation of America. She returned to the Johnson County area in 2005.

She enjoyed plants, tending her daylilies, sewing, fishing, hunting conch shells during flounder gigging outings on the south end of the island and spending times with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She and her family had been longtime members of the United Pentecostal Church in Fernandina Beach and Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Swainsboro, Georgia.

Mrs. Snow leaves behind: her children, James Kevin Drury (Karen), East Dublin, GA, Dora Williams (Jerry), Adrian, GA, Donna Wall (David), Dexter, GA, Aubrey Shrader (Sharon), Hazlehurst, GA, her two brothers, Gary Purvis (JoAnn), Sneedville, TN, Bobby Purvis, Yulee, FL, eight grandchildren, Courtney Rogers, Alicia Seeker, Doug Williams, Lindsey Fagins, James Drury, Cora Williams, Savannah Shrader, Aubrey Paul Shrader, two great grandchildren, Nazari Fagins, Julie Rogers, another great grandchild, on the way, Nevaeh Fagins and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 4, 2019 in the Williams Chapel of Sammons Funeral Home, Soperton, Georgia with Pastors Chris Young  officiating.

Mrs. Snow will be laid to rest beside an aunt, Emily Beasley, in the Faith Tabernacle Cemetery, Treutlen County, Georgia.

Serving as pallbearers will be: James Drury, Aubrey Paul Shrader, Keith Purvis, Joe Seeker, Jerome Fagins, Scott Rogers and Doug Williams.
Her family will receive friends on Monday, at the funeral home, from 1:00 pm until the hour of the service.

Please share a memory, leave a condolence message and sign the online guest register at www.sammonsfuneralhome.com

SAMMONS FUNERAL HOME, Soperton, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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