CROSS PLAINS — Funeral services for Kathy Sue Purvis, 58, of Cross Plains will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at the First  Baptist Church in Cross Plains with Pastor Ronnie B. White officiating. Burial will follow in Cross Plains  Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. today, at the funeral home.

    She died Sunday, April 25, 2010, in Abilene.

    She was born on June 6, 1951, in Coleman, to Jimmie Lee and Virginia Ruth (Neeb) Payne. She was married to Ray Purvis on July 5, 1969, in Cross Plains. She worked at Bryan’s Variety Store after graduation, then for JRB Grocery Store before returning to school at Howard Payne College in Brownwood. She worked in Eula for a year, and then returned to teach in Cross Plains.

    Survivors include her husband, Ray Purvis of Cross Plains; son, Kevin Ray Purvis and wife Yvonne of Watauga; daughter, Angela Sue Purvis and partner Rhonda Methvin of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Jerry Payne and wife Laura of Brownwood, James Payne and wife Edith of Fort Stockton; and sister, Melissa Baughman and husband Kenny of Magnolia; and mother, Virginia Payne of Rising Star.

    She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmie Lee Payne.