Gladys Marie Jarvis, age 72, of Rutledge, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. She was a faithful member of Yellow Branch Baptist Church in Sneedville. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Tate Springs Lodge # 425. She was a devoted & loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother & sister to her family and a dear friend to many. She was greatly loved by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe & Gladys Seal; an infant son, Nathan Jarvis and an infant daughter, Valerie Jarvis
Her husband of 52 years, the love of her life; Buster Jarvis, of the home
Her daughters; Pamela (Gene) Byrd of Rutledge, Angela (Greg) Woods of Rutledge, Sylvia (Jerome) Gibson of Morristown and Rebecca Bacon of New Market
Her sons; B.J. (Morgan) Jarvis of Rutledge and John Jarvis of Rutledge
Her grandchildren; Tabitha Thomas, Summer McCowan, Jake Gibson, Molly Gibson, Addison Bacon, Pason Jarvis, Brody Jarvis, Jentry Jarvis and Jett Jarvis
Her great-Grandchildren; Ellie Thomas and baby Thomas on the way
Her brother; Lowell Seal of Sneedville
Her sister; Betty Jean Grooms of Rogersville
Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends
A special friend; Anna Dalton
The family would like to express a special thank you to Avalon Hospice and to her nurse, Allison Brewer
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Yellow Branch Baptist Church in Sneedville
Rev. Grant Vaughn officiating
Special music will be provided by Dena Clemmons and Jake & Molly Gibson
Interment will follow in the Yellow Branch Church Cemetery
Serving as pallbearers will be Gene Byrd, Greg Woods, Jerome Gibson, Jake Gibson, Tyler Thomas & Sam Cassidy
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Pason Jarvis, Brody Jarvis, Jentry Jarvis & Jett Jarvis
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Yellow Branch Baptist Church.
There will be an Eastern Star service following at 8 P.M.
Online condolences can be made at www.mcneilfuneralhome.com
McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements
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