James Vernon Jarvis

August 16, 1939 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 81)


Mr. James Vernon Jarvis, age 81, husband of Jane Lenderman Jarvis, died Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his home.

  A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Monday, November 16, 2020 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Tim Pruitt officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12:45 PM until 1:45 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

  Mr. Jarvis was born August 16, 1939 in Wilkes County to Vernon Jarvis and Minnie Call Jarvis.  He was an ordained deacon, a Sunday School teacher and Superintendent of Sunday School.  He was also a Little League coach. 

  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Hazel Hendren; and four brothers, Ralph Shew, Lee Shew, Don Jarvis, Rex Jarvis.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Lenderman Jarvis, of the home; two sons, Tony Jarvis and Todd Jarvis, both of Wilkesboro; five grandchildren, Daniel Jarvis and wife, Taylor, Tim Jarvis and wife, Ashley, Sara Bryan and husband, Jared, Brianna Jarvis, and Hayeslei Jarvis; and five great-grandchildren, Lilli Jarvis, Kaylee Jarvis, Hadley Jarvis, Harper Jarvis, Holland Bryan.

Special thanks to Kayla Simmons, Hospice nurse, for her care and dedication.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Window World Cares for St. Jude, 118 Shaver Street, North Wilkesboro NC 28659; Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro NC 28697. 

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November 16, 2020

12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Service
November 16, 2020

2:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Window World Cares St. Jude Children's Research Hopsital
118 Shaver Street, North Wilkesboro NC 28659

Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice
126 Executive Drive Suite 110, Wilkesboro NC 28697

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