Sunday, Dec. 16, the Purvis family met at the Moravia Community building for their annual Christmas gathering. A delicious co-op dinner was enjoyed by all at noon. The afternoon was spent taking pictures, visiting and having a gift exchange.
Those present were, Floyd and Maxine Purvis; Freeman and Mary Purvis; Florene Brown; Denise Sedlock and Bob Frondle; Charles Foster and Margaret Repp; Doug Evan and Stuart Cook; Lyle Purvis; Terry and Patty Purvis; Steve and Lesley Hardeman; Lisa and Chelsey Brown; Jarid, Rachel and Carley Purvis; Carl and Milly Purvis; Jerry and Deanne Purvis; Ethan McCoy; Lisa and Ryne Sage; Cody, Nicole and Hayden Pasa; Linda Pasa; Tena Purvis and Darrin Limoges and Tessie, Trent, Taryn and Tristan Limoges; Andy, Rebecca and Mollie, Miles, Mason and Marcus Purvis; Billy Purvis; Gary and Kathy Purvis; and Joe, Stacey and Grace and Wyatt Purvis.
The attendance was lower than usual because of sickness in some of the families. The oldest member of the family is 93-year-old Floyd Purvis and the youngest member present was 3.5 month old Marcus Purvis, son of Andy and Rebecca Purvis. These are all descendants of LeRoy and Essie Purvis.