50 Years: Jerry and Joyce Purviance

Jerry and Joyce (Batch) Purviance celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 25, 2021. They were married September 25, 1971 in Huntingburg United Methodist Church by Rev. L.L. Knopfmeier.

The wedding party consisted of Lois (Batch) Moesner as maid of honor, Betty (Batch) Egler and Barbara Purviance as bridesmaids, James urviance as best man, and Robert and Lester Purviance as groomsmen. The bride’s nephews Jay Moesner and Kenneth Egler also helped. 

The Purviances are the parents of two daughters, Jennifer (Kurt) Lechner and Stephanie Skaggs. They have five grandchildren, Drake, Spencer, and Bodie Lechner, and Hannah and Kyla Skaggs. 

Jerry retired after 47 years at Kimball International, working in production. Joyce retired after many years at the Holiday Inn. 

The Purviances celebrated on September 25th with family.




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