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Purvis Terell Sr

November 6, 1931 — January 7, 2020

Purvis Terrell Sr-Funeral service will be 9:30 am, Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Greater Friendship Baptist Church for Mr. Purvis Terrell Sr., 88, Youngstown, who departed this life on Tuesday,January 7, 2020 in Southern Care Hospice.

Mr. Terrell was born November 6, 1931, in Cuba, Alabama, a son of Jimmy and Arcola Shack Terrell. He was a bricklayer , in Lodge #8, a former member of Greater Friendship Baptist Church, current member of World Fellowship Interdenominational Church, it’s Deacon, Trustee, Sunday School Superintendent, loved watching cowboy movies, building things,  gardening, and listening to gospel music. He leaves his children, Mary (David) Coleman; Barbara (Craig) Mines; Renee (James) Diehl; Linda, Don, Larry (Paula), Sheila, Randolph (Margarie), Eric, and Purvis (Jamesa ) Terrell Jr., siblings, Billie Porter, Kate Ward, and Robert Terrell, 38 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Eartha Artis, stepmother, Lula Mae Terrell, his step father, Tom Porter, his children, Darly Terrell, his siblings, Andrew and Willie Terrell, and Robert Finch, grandchildren, Tekilum and Eric Terrell Jr., Melinda Wallace, Isaia “Zeke” Thomas, nephews; Kenny Terrell and Dexter Porter, and a daughter-in-law, Ellen Porter.

Friends may call on Friday, January 17, 2020, from 5-7pm, at World Fellowship Interdenominational Church and again at 9 am on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Greater Friendship Baptist Church.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Fellowship Church of God in Christ

Struthers, OH

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

9:00 - 9:30am (Eastern time)

Fellowship Church of God in Christ

Struthers, OH

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Starts at 9:30am (Eastern time)

FD Mason Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

OH

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