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Margaret Purkey

March 28, 1928 — November 30, 2023

Margaret Purkey

Margaret L. Purkey, age 95 of Centerville, OH passed away peacefully on November 30, 2023 at Hospice of Dayton. Margaret was born in Centerville, OH to the late Cecil and Fannie (Owens) Ward, and enjoyed doing puzzles and embroidery. Margaret attended MorningStar Baptist Church when she was able, and loved spending time with her family. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Glen Purkey in 2012, and numerous siblings. Margaret is survived by her sons Jerry (Sandy) Garver, Cecil (Josie) Garver, daughters Glyva (Steve) Rentz, Lavell Lewis, her sister Elsie, and granddaughters Misty Wittman, Michell Adkins, as well as numerous other grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family members who will miss her dearly. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 7th from 12-1pm at the Arpp, Root & Carter Funeral Home, 29 N Main St. Germantown OH 45327. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 1PM, burial at Evergreen Cemetery in West Carrollton.

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Visitation

Thursday, December 7, 2023

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

ARPP Root and Carter Funeral Home

29 N. Main St., Germantown, OH 45327

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

ARPP Root and Carter Funeral Home

29 N. Main St., Germantown, OH 45327

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Evergreen Cemetery

West Carrollton, OH

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