CLEVELAND, Miss. — Lena G. Purvis, 59, of Cleveland, Mississippi, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at her residence. 

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Baptist Church in Cleveland, with the Rev. Cleophus Neal officiating. Burial will follow in Delta Heights Cemetery in Cleveland under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home followed by family hour from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at New Bethel M.B. Church in Cleveland and beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Survivors include her husband, Willie Ray Purvis of Cleveland; daughters Olivia D. Purvis of Los Angeles and Lauren J. Purvis of Atlanta; brother Alfonzo Ricks Jr. of Greenwood; and sisters Linda Peete and Angela Moore, both of Memphis, Evelyn Walker of Ridgeland and Barbara Ricks Sims of Greenville.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.tlredmonfuneralhome.com.

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