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Jennie Finley Hilley Purvis

Jennie Finley Hilley Purvis, 86, resident of 298 Morris Rd. passed away Wednesday Oct. 24, 2012 at the Hospice House in Greenwood, SC with her loving family by her side.

Born in Abbeville, SC she was a daughter of the late Thomas Finley and Margaret Cox Finley. She was twice married first to the late William "Bill" Hilley.

Jennie was a retired homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She loved her family deeply and will be missed by them all and her many friends.

Survivors include a daughter, Diane Morris and her husband John with whom Jennie made her home of Abbeville, SC; a son, John Hilley and his wife Belinda of Casselberry, Florida; a sister, Anna Sentell of Abbeville, SC; 3 grandchildren, Matthew of the home and Jeff and Sara; 2 great-grandchildren Nevaeh and Someria.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Faye Clark and a great-grandson Jeffery.

Funeral services will be conducted at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home Chapel Saturday Oct. 27, 2012 at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Earl Hartley officiating. The burial will follow in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery near Elberton, Georgia.

The family will receive friends Friday Oct. 26, 2012 from 6:00 until 7:30 PM at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home.

The family is at the home of her daughter Mr. & Mrs. John Morris 298 Morris Rd. Abbeville, SC with whom she made her home.

Memorials in memory of Jennie may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave Greenwood, SC 29646.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, October 26, 2012
6:00 - 7:30 PM


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Saturday, October 27, 2012
2:00 PM


Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery
1025 Welcome Church Road
Elberton ,  GA  30635

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Love you all...I will miss Aunt Jennie!!!!God Bless,Doug

Doug Minor Oct 29 2012 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to John & family at this time.May the LORD be with you all.

Beatrice Warrington Oct 26 2012 12:00 AM

John and family. Will be saying a prayer and keeping you and your family in my thoughts at this difficult time. May God Bless.

Linda Brend Oct 26 2012 12:00 AM

John and Family,So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prays are with you and your family.

May Yarrington Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM

You and your family are in in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

Nadene Rivera Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM

Remembering you and the family at this time of the loss of your Mom. She is now resting in the arms of Jesus with a new body without sickness and strife. My prayers are for the family that you find comfort and peace at this time. God Bless you all.

Patty Patterson Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM

Love you all!!!! I will miss Aunt Jennie.GOD BLESS,Doug

Doug Minor Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. She will be missed but not forgotten and forever loved...

Larry Carter Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM

I offer my prayers to those family and friends that are experiencing such a loss. I ask Jesus to give all His Peace that surpasses all understanding. May He grant you comfort.

Chris Scholl Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM

John and family. Thinking of you in this difficult time.

Suzanne Rodman Oct 25 2012 12:00 AM