In Memory

Hilda Purviance
In Memory of Hilda Purviance

4/28/1921 - 4/22/2018

Mrs. Purviance and her husband, Sam built the original Purviance Funeral Home in 1953 in Wakefield where they raised their two sons, Sam and Tommy and operated the business until 1999. Mrs. P. is still active in the community and floats in and out to visit with family.

Marjorie Wilkinson
In Memory of Marjorie Wilkinson

8/12/1924 - 4/17/2018

Mrs. Wilkinson was raised in Perquimans Co. Hertford, N.C. She moved to Suffolk in 1942 and married Jack Joyner. They had one son before Jack passed away. Marjorie attended LOMH School of Nursing for Practical Nurse and retired after many years of Private Duty nursing, nursing for Lakeview and for Obici Hospital. In 1976 she married Bill Wilkinson. She is a member of Suffolk Christian Church and was past president of the Suffolk Woman?s Club. In her spare time she enjoys the company of her playful pup Mr. Peanut. Marjorie has one grandson and one great grandchild.