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Dora I. Purvis

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Dora Imogene (Chain) Purvis, 68, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell.

Dora was born September 11, 1953 in Hominy, Oklahoma.  She was the daughter of Fredrick Henry and Alberta Jula May (Byrom) Chain.  She grew up and attended schools in Cleveland, Oklahoma.  She graduated from Cleveland High School.

Dora was a lady that enjoyed the fun side of life.  She had a great since of humor.  She would sing and dance to music and was always ready to play cards with family and friends.

Dora’s surviving family include her daughter, Donya McCobb (Scott) of Russell, Kansas; sister-in-law, Gin Chain of Tulsa, Oklahoma; nephew, Michael Cockrell of Tulsa, Oklahoma; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Dora was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and brother Eugene Chain. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Blackburn Cemetery in Blackburn, Oklahoma.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.