Mrs. Eva Nell Jarvis, age 89, of Sparks, Georgia, passed away at her daughter’s home in Sparks on March 17, 2023. She was born on November 13, 1933 in Cook County and was the daughter of the late Madison Holland Dukes and Florence Hall Dukes. Mrs. Jarvis retired from Talley-Corbett as a machine operator. She lived most of her life in Cook County and was a member of Adel First Assembly.
Mrs. Jarvis is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Ronald Weeks of Sparks; two sons and a daughter-in-law: Dewayne Jarvis of Waxahachie, Texas, and Ricky and Evelyn Jarvis of Buffalo, Missouri; seven grandchildren and their spouses: Stacey Lovejoy of Panama City, Florida, Sabrina Dean of Buffalo, Missouri, Kelley and Brian Myers of Sparks, Ronnie and Tai Weeks of Sparks, Glinda and Austin Cannon of Doerun, Georgia, Will and Natalie Weeks of Adel, Georgia, and Desiree Lundvall of Colorado; 16 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and a very special friend, Leslie Walker of Nashville, Georgia. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie B. “Bill” Jarvis; a great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Tillman; a brother, Horace Dukes; and seven sisters: Ethel Hall, Elsie Hall, Leila Kretlow, Bessie Stewart, Louella Weeks, Rose Rocheleau and Elizabeth Hiatt.
Funeral services for Mrs. Jarvis were held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Adel First Assembly with Rev. William Davis and Rev. Nick Kinsey officiating. Interment followed at Buck Creek Church Cemetery in Colquitt County. Charlotte Dickerson played piano and Steve Meders sang “I Want Us to Be Together in Heaven”, “Home Where I Belong” and “Precious Memories”; Mr. Meders also led the congregation in the singing of “You Are My Sunshine”. Ronnie Weeks, Brian Myers, Steven Hammock, Austin Cannon, Josh Daughtry and Will Weeks served as pallbearers. The visitation took place Sunday evening, March 19, 2023 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave. in Adel, Georgia.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com. All arrangements have been entrusted to Boone Funeral Home, Inc.