Christopher Wayne Jarvis

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Christopher Wayne Jarvis, 40, of Greenville, died Thursday at Hunt Regional Medical Center after a nine-year courageous battle with brain cancer. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, July 22 at Van Sickle Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Ratliff officiating. Interment will follow in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m., Sunday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Chris was born in Greenville on September 26, 1978. He was the son of Marshall D. Jarvis, Sr. and Wanda Janie Jarvis. He was an active member of Van Sickle Baptist Church, giving his life to the Lord as a teenager. He was employed by L-3 and was a member of 967 Auto Workers Union, L-3 Bass Club and Greenville Masonic Lodge. He was a former football and basketball commissioner with the Lone Oak Youth Sports Association.
Chris was an easy going, good natured, fun loving, big hearted person. He was an avid bass fisherman, loved the outdoors and all sports. He was also an honor student in school and never missed a day.
Survivors include his children, Clay Jarvis and Chloe' Jarvis; parents, Marshall and Janie Jarvis; brothers, Marshall Jarvis, Jr. and wife Donna and Randy Jarvis and wife Jackie; sister, Kelly Pulley and husband James; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Cody Jarvis, Justin Nelson, Jace Jarvis, Marshall Jarvis, Jr., Randy Jarvis and Kelly Pulley.
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Published on July 19, 2019
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Raylene Partin
Jul 20, 2019
Chris was a former student of mine when I taught English at Caddo Mills High School. He was a very good student and always had a good perspective and attitude toward life. Earlier this year I was in Walmart in Greenville buying groceries on a Saturday morning and was waiting at the check out line. A young man walked up behind me and tapped me on the shoulder and asked if I knew who he was. My immediate response was a smile on seeing him and acknowledging that "yes, I knew who he was." When I received the news of his passing , I thanked God for the privilege of having a wonderful conversation and visit with him at the store that morning. At the time he seemed to be doing well and was h...andling the illness and treatments as well as could be expected. As a teacher who had
a good rapport with her high schoolers, it is sad to lose a young man so young and full of life to such an illness. But I do know and have the confidence as did he that where he is now, he has been made whole and pain free and is happy and vibrant in God's presence.
Dr. P or better known as simply, DP
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