Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

October 24, 2012

Terry A. Purvis

June 18, 1954 - Oct. 12, 2012


Kokomo — Terry A. Purvis, 58, Greentown, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Terry was born June 18, 1954, in Howard County to Harold E. and Elsie E. Purvis, who survive.

He worked in security and also worked as grounds keeper for the Veterans Healing Grounds in Greentown. He enjoyed what he did and the people he came in contact with. He also enjoyed cooking.

He is survived by a son, Terry B. Purvis; his parents, Harold E. and Elsie E. Purvis; three sisters, Theresa Wietzel, Paula S. Behrens, and Jessica L. Snider, along with several nieces, nephews and close friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffery E. Purvis.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans Healing Grounds, 8313 E. 400 South, Greentown.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Terry’s memory may be made to the Veterans Healing Grounds. Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.