Judy Purvis Slagle, 67, of Troy passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at her daughter’s home.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Bumgarner Family Funeral Service Chapel in Troy, officiated by Dr. Neil Jackson, Bob McCormick, and Rev. Travis Shelton. Burial will follow at Southside Cemetery in Troy. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, please practice social distancing and wear a mask.
Born January 7, 1954 in Moore County, she was a daughter of the late Marvin Wesley and Hilda Burns Purvis. Judy spent most of her adult life being a mother to Stacy until she met Crawford, who was the love of her life.
She is survived by her daughter, Stacy Garner (Joey) of Seagrove ; step-daughters, Emily Diane Slagle of Biscoe and JoAnn Hillard of Troy; granddaughter, Josie Mayalynn Garner (Jacob Byrd) of Asheboro; brother, Marvin Lewis Purvis (Goldie) of Carthage; step-grandchildren, Leah Hillard (Sterling Breeden), Kayla Sanchez (Angel Sanchez), and Jonathan Saunders (Ashley); step-great-grandchildren, Ellianna Rose, Novaleigh Grace, Kobe Sterling Keith, Tenshi Sanchez; nieces and nephews, Ryne Purvis (Shannon), Kyler Purvis (Abbigail), Cassady Kronz (Chris), and Chance Purvis; great niece and nephew, K.J. Harper and Lincoln Lewis; pet companion, Buddy Kingsley Slagle, who she always had a gotcha party for him every August 6th , and he always had a grilled chicken from Hometown. She is preceded in death by her husband Crawford E. Slagle, Jr. and brother-in-law and honorary son, John Curtis Slagle.
Special thanks to FirstHealth Hospice and Encompass Home Health, and to all the healthcare workers who helped in her care.
Memorials may be made to the North Carolina Down Syndrome Organization, P.O. Box 99562, Raleigh, NC 27624 or the Autism Society of North Carolina, 8307 University Executive Park Drive #231, Charlotte, NC 28262.
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service is serving the family.
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