Former Douglas Chief of Police (Ret) Clyde Purvis, age 82, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. Chief Purvis was born on September 14, 1938, in Douglas, Ga. to the late Quincey Purvis and the late Louise Smith Purvis
Chief Purvis was a member of the Georgia National guard, Chief of Police for the City of Douglas, retiring after many, many years, but continued with Law Enforcement thru the Coffee County Sheriff's Department. He Attended Southview Church of God.
He is survived by his Son, Anthony Tyrone "Tony" Purvis of Douglas, GA, Brother, Eston (Carolyn) Purvis of Hunington Beach, CA; Sister, Olie Real of Douglas, GA., Aunt, Martha Wiggins of Thomasville, GA. Beside his parents he was preceded in death by Three Sisters, Nora Lee Music, Grace Lee Steptoe, and Betty Boatright and one Brother, Owen Purvis
.Graveside Services will be held on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Douglas City Cemetery with Rev. Byron L. Griffis officiating.
The family will receive friends Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 9:00pm at Sims Funeral Home.
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