Mr. Sherman Hix Jarvis, Jr., age 71, of Boomer, died Thursday, August 22, 2013 at his home. Mr. Jarvis was born July 8, 1942 in Wilkes County to Sherman Hix Jarvis, Sr. and Lessie Lee Blackburn Jarvis. He was a US Army Veteran. Mr. Jarvis grew up in and a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church and was retired from General Motors in Flint, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Surviving are two sons, Kevin Dwayne Randleman and wife Melissa of Moravian Falls, Shane Jouan Jarvis and wife Tulasi of Wilkesboro; two daughters, Terri Jarvis Groce and husband Scott, Bowana Denise Jarvis all of Wilkesboro; two sisters, Bessie Lee Simonds of North Wilkesboro, Relta Jean McClure of Wilkesboro; and ten grandchildren.
Graveside service with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 1142 will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Edgewood Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Marvin Blackburn officiating. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 10:00 until 11:00 o’clock on Tuesday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com