Lil Anne Purvis, 85, of Helena, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Helena.

Lil Anne Purvis, 85, of Helena, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Helena.

Miss Purvis was born Aug. 7, 1932 to Ben A. and Annie Jane Morrell Purvis.

Miss Purvis leaves three brothers, Charles Purvis (Shirley), William and Robert Purvis, all of Helena; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Marie Smith, and two brothers, Benny and Joe Purvis.

Graveside services for Lil Anne Purvis will be held at noon Thursday, Sept.21, 2017 at Central Cemetery in Lexa. Brother Adam Rowland will officiate.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Purvis, Peter Paul Dorsett, Kenneth Purvis, Herschel Purvis, Charles Allen Purvis and Michael Goings.

Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Helena-West Helena will direct the services. The online guestbook may be signed at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.