Funeral services for Debra Purvis Barber, 64 of East Dublin, were held Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Bedgood officiating. Interment followed at Rich Family Cemetery. The family received friends Monday, March 7, 2022 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Friday, March 4, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Debra Purvis Barber was born December 16, 1957 in Swainsboro to the late Sam Purvis and Carolyn Abney Purvis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Janet Slusher.
Survivors include her husband, Greg Barber of East Dublin; daughters, Candy Carroll (Paul) and Hayley Palmer, both of East Dublin; son, Jonathan Barber (Ashley) of East Dublin; brother, Paul (Debra) Purvis of Wadley; grandchildren, Garrett Barber, Raleigh Carroll, Rhyland Carroll, and Justice Carroll; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Billy Cavanah, Dilion Cowart, Josh Williams, Charles Purvis, Will Purvis, and Tyler Davis were pallbearers.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.