Joy Janelle Purvis, 83, died July 15, 2020 at the Marth Coker Green Houses.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Ken Lynch officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Purvis was born April 13, 1937 to William F. and Minnie Burnham Dew. She was a member of Eden Baptist Church.
She worked at E&W Manufacturing with her mother. She lived most of her life with her mother in Yazoo County. She spent many years raising her nieces, Pam, Lisa, Brenda and Kim. She also spent time with her aunt, Christine Jones, in Tennessee. Along with this family, she had a large, loving family at Martha Coker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ed Dew; and a sister, Fay Broom.