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Dora Purvis

December 20, 1932 — December 12, 2008

Dora Ann Purvis, 75 years old, died December 12, 2008 at her home in Davis, California. She was born in Thomasville, Alabama to Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Gates.

Dora was a resident of Davis for 48 years and was employed by Hunt Wesson Foods, Inc. until her retirement in 1987. She was a wife and homemaker to Carlos Herman Purvis for 57 years. They raised two children, a son and a daughter. Dora was a member of the Reliable As of Sacramento, CA.

Dora was preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers; two sisters; son, Carlos Wayne Purvis and her husband, Carlos Herman Purvis.

Dora is survived by her Daughter, Debbie Purvis of Davis, CA; three grandsons: Justin and Jeremiah Purvis of Alaska and Carlos D. Purvis of Woodland, CA; sister, Nellrie Bateman of Hammond, Louisiana; sister Margaret Robinson and brother, Bradley Gates both of Mobile, Alabama; three great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be held Friday, December 19, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. at Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road under the direction of Wiscombes Davis Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Doras memory Yolo Hospice; P.O. Box 1014; Davis, CA 95617-1014.

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