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Sylvia Jean (Nesbit) Purtee

July 9, 1945 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 73)

Sylvia Jean Purtee, age 73, of Quincy, Ohio passed away at 10:15 P.M. Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Fair Haven Shelby County Home in Sidney, Ohio.

She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio July 9, 1945, to the late Roy Nesbit and Betty (Spires) Nesbit of Aberdeen, Ohio.

In June of 1971, she married Texas Purtee and he survives in Quincy. She is also survived by her daughter, Melissa (Josh) Daniels of Sidney; a son, Texas Purtee Jr. of Rockford, Ohio; grandchildren, Shelby Clark, Matthew Daniels, Daniel Purtee, and Noah Purtee; a sister, Beverly Gifford of Aberdeen, Ohio; her brothers, Donnie Nesbit and Billy Nesbit, both of West Union, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

Jean attended the Logansville Community Church in DeGraff, Ohio.  She loved doing word searches, collecting antique liberty bells and marbles.  Jean enjoyed bird watching and Family Feud. She loved being with her family and all who knew and loved her will miss her.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 5 to 7 P.M. at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.

Pastor Dana Kidder will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow the funeral service at the Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff. 

The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.

Donations may be made to:

Logansville Community Church
9343 St. Rt. 47 W, DeGraff OH 43318

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