Wanda Fay Purvis, 86, went to be with her
Lord and Savior Wednesday, January 22, 2014.
Funeral service will be 2 pm Saturday, January 25,
2014 in the Minton Memorial Chapel under the direction
of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. In lieu
of flowers her memory may be honored with a gift to the
American Diabetes Association, 8008 Slide Road, Suite
12-A, Lubbock, Texas, 79424 or the Wounded Warrior
Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Wanda was born May 7, 1927 in Oklahoma to Memory
Obie and Floy Mae Harkins. She was a member of Cadet
Nursing Company and was a CNRA and RN for North
Plains, Highland General Hospital and St. Anthony’s Hospital.
Wanda was a member of Bible Baptist Church,
Altrusa, Literary Council and Order of the Eastern Star
(#1242 Mason). She enjoyed reading, traveling all over
Europe, Alaska and Canada. Wanda loved to help people
and had the joy of teaching several people English.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, William D. Owen, Sr.; husband,
McNeal Purvis and grandsons, Todd and Mark Purvis.
Survivors include her son, William “Bill” Owen, Jr. and wife, Dorothy of Borger; sister,
Jackie Ruth Anderson of Lubbock; grandchildren, Jason Blaine Owen and wife, Cami of
Amarillo, Erica Kimble and husband, Justin of Dallas; great granddaughters, Abbi Owen,
Charlotte and Benjamin Kimble; and her caregiver, Silvia Hernandez.