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Mary Elizabeth Purvis

August 20, 1962 — March 27, 2023

Opelousas

Opelousas - Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Purvis will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. in the Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas, La.  Deacon Jerome Collins will conduct the funeral service.   Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery in Opelousas, La.

The family requests visiting hours be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Elizabeth Purvis, age 60, on Monday, March 27, 2023, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Opelousas.  

Survivors include her daughter, Ashley Purvis and fiancé, Kyle Lucas; her brothers, David Gaines and wife, Vickie, Freddy Gaines and Donald Gaines and wife, Dora; her sister, Donna Siblle and two grandchildren, Paisley Lucas and Ryan Lucas.  She is also survived by her nephew, Jonathan Burleigh and spouse, Landon and her nieces, Holly Wyble and spouse, Jordan and Laura Gaines.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Gaines and Gloria Trosclair Gaines, her daughter, Katelyn Zimmerman; her sister, Lisa Gaines and her nephews, Christopher Burleigh and Joshua Gaines. 

Pallbearers will be David Gaines, Freddy Gaines, Donald Gaines, Jonathan Burleigh, Richard Fontenot and Kyle Lucas. 

Family and friends are invited to visit our website at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home, 2845 S. Union St, Opelousas, LA, 70570, (337)942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, March 30, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 30, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Burial

Thursday, March 30, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery

4833 LA-182, Opelousas, LA 70570

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