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Myrtle Ruth (Mirt) Chavis

May 16, 1928 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Myrtle Ruth (Mirt) Chavis Obituary

Mrs. Myrtle Ruth "Mirt" Chavis age 95 of Rowland, North Carolina was born on May 16, 1928, to the late Mr. Hudler Hunt and late Mrs. Naomi Brooks Hunt in Robeson County. She departed this life into her heavenly home on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, William Harris Chavis, one son, Bobby Harris Chavis, brother, George "Bud" Hunt, sisters, Geneva Hunt Clark and Betty Lou Hunt Graham.

She leaves to cherish her memories, five sons, Ronnie Chavis, Purdie Chavis (Cathy), Timothy Chavis, Steve Chavis (Frieda), Sammy Chavis all of Rowland, North Carolina; five daughters, Diane Chavis Bartley (Jimmie) of Harrisburg, North Carolina; Janice Chavis Locklear of Fayetteville, North Carolina; Naomi Jane Chavis Lambert (Johnny) of Rowland, North Carolina; Doreen Chavis Hunt (CSM Garry) of Lumber Bridge, North Carolina; Jenny Chavis of Rowland, North Carolina; one sister, Emma Julyer (Mammy) Hunt Oxendine of Fairmont, North Carolina; thirty-three grandchildren, seventy-six great grandchildren, sixteen great great grandchildren, A special thanks to Freida and Johnny for all their help. Gentiva Hospice Care and Pleasant Grove (Rowland Church of God) and a host of other family and friends.


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November 19, 2023

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
812 S Main St
Red Springs, NC 28377

November 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Reedy Branch Baptist Church
3047 McDonald Rd
Fairmont, NC 28340