Elsie Elizabeth (Parkhurst) Purvis

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Elsie Elizabeth (Parkhurst) Purvis, 93, Bringhurst, Indiana, passed away in her home June 15, 2019. She was born in Kokomo April 30, 1926, to Ora and Janice (Freed) Parkhurst.
Elsie married the love of her life, Harold Purvis, on Dec. 28, 1944, and they shared almost 75 years as husband and wife. Together they raised five wonderful children.
Elsie enjoyed crocheting, reading, cooking and tending to her flowers. She was an avid collector of bracelets and loved when a new one was presented to her. Above all, Elsie loved her large family and spending time with them as often as she could.
Elsie is survived by her husband, Harold; sister, Edith Cook; daughters, Jessica (Mike) Snider, Paula Behrens, and Theresa (Rick) Weitzel; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Elsie was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert, Russell, Donald and Richard; and her sons, Jeffrey Eugene and Terry Allen.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home and Cemetery. To leave fond memories and condolences, please visit www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.
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Published on June 18, 2019
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