Marian “Sis” Lee Purkey

Augusta, GA  – Marian Lee Purkey, 85, entered into rest Monday, April 25, 2022, at her Residence.

Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, April 29, 2022, at 11:00 AM, at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Chaplain Rick Boland officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home at 10:00 o’clock, one hour prior to service, and will go to the Cemetery in procession.

Mrs. Purkey, daughter of the late Gladys Jones James and Clarence James, was born in Augusta, GA. She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church. She enjoyed farming and gardening.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Richard James, Myrtle Bartlett, Tommy James, Joyce Blackstone, Fred James, and Robert James.

She is survived by her children, Steve Miller (Tina), Sharon Owens, and Michaela Gooding (Steve); her grandchildren, Tony Barrett (Jada), Melissa Jones (Allen), Ben Miller (Jamie), Leah Owens, Toni Gooding; her great grandchildren, Ben Barrett Brennan Miller, Bentley Miller, Skyler Miller, and Levi Miller; her sisters, Dot Thomas, and Wanda Shelley.

Pallbearers will be Allen Jones, Steve Gooding, Brennan Miller, and Josh Dover.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Kindred Hospice.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

3 responses to “Marian “Sis” Lee Purkey”

  1. Momma I love you so much! I’m so thankful that you are not suffering anymore and you are at peace. Give Daddy a hug for me.

  2. I love you Sis .Praying for the family i know Sharron and Michella ans Steve are heart broken .I bet Jimmy was waiting on you at the gate .Yall were a wonderful couple .RIP Love you your baby sister ❤️

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