Mable Purvis

Mable Sherrod Purvis

ROCKY MOUNT - Mable "Gammy" Sherrod Purvis, 88, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was born August 26, 1931 in Nash County to the late Tommy and Betty Sherrod. She was a dedicated waitress at Central Cafe for 42 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Willie Jack Purvis and sons Mike and Danny Lee Eason; brothers Elgia, Earl, Curtis and Jerdin Sherrod; sisters Mary Hendrick and Beulah Hodges.

She is survived by brothers, Oscar Sherrod ( Sassy), Hassel Sherrod (Becky), and Wesley Sherrod (Betty); children, Ray Eason (Joan), Dennis Eason (Doris), Margaret Jean Newton (Greg), Gloria Bulluck, Bert Eason (Sandy) and Charlene Lacerda (Thomas); thirteen grandchildren and multitudes of great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 5:30-7:00PM. Service immediately following at 7:00PM in the Chapel of Cornerstone Funeral Home.

Cornerstone Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Purvis family and words of comfort may be shared at Cornerstone Funeral Home 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856.