Darrell Keith Chavis
Published 2:49 pm Friday, November 7, 2014
Funeral services for Darrell Chavis, age 53, were held Thursday, October 30, 2014, at New Hebron Baptist Church. Mr. Chavis passed away at Lawrence Co. Hospital in Monticello on October 25. Interment followed at New Hebron Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Rev. Tyler Chavis, Rev. Derrek Lambert, Rev. S.A. Adkins and Rev. Doc Bradford officiated. Pallbearers were Josh Chavis, Matt Stewart, Jay Stewart, Todd Holland, Jack Chavis and Dillan Thurman.
Darrell was born February 21, 1961, to Clifton Chavis and Frances Vanlandingham Chavis in Arkansas. He worked as a field customer service engineer for Bell & Howell for 28 years. He was with the volunteer fire dept. in New Hebron and a deputy for Lawrence Co. Sheriff and New Hebron Police Departments. He was a graduate of Southern Technical College. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in New Hebron and New Hebron Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Vicki Chavis of New Hebron; son, Brandon Chavis of Monticello; mother, Frances Chavis of New Hebron; three brothers, Rev. Larry Chavis of Mendenhall, Ronnie Chavis of New Hebron and Mark Chavis of McKinney, TX.
He was preceded in death by his father and one son.