Jason Thomas Chavis

Published 8:43 pm Wednesday, June 8, 2011

June 5, 2011

Sgt. Jason Thomas Chavis, 25, passed away June 5, 2011. He was born in Suffolk, Va., the son of Lisa Harcum Branchaud and the late David Ray Chavis. He was a graduate of Lakeland High School class of 2004. He was currently serving active duty in the U.S. Army, having served in Iraq. Jason was a member of Suffolk Christian Church and enjoyed hunting, especially with the Holland Hunt Club and Central Hill Hunt Club.

Jason Thomas Chavis

Including his father, Jason is predeceased by his grandparents, Jerry Abram Harcum, Nathaniel Chavis Sr., and Valerian Branchaud. He is survived by his wife, Brittany Marie Dundlow Chavis; daughter, Alexia Gwen Warren; mother and her husband, Lisa H. and Glenn Branchaud; grandparents, Nita and Billy Wyatt, Ellen Chavis Gay and Mary Branchaud; sisters, Celina and Ron Lamb, Kristin Ralston; brother, Ryan Chavis and wife, Tracey; twin brother, Justin Chavis; nephews, Elliott Ryan Chavis, Adam Ralston and Rylan Lamb; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jaci and Butch Dundlow; sister-in-law, Glenda Dundlow Coffelt and husband, Charlie; brother-in-law, Joshua Dundlow and wife, Bobbie Jean; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

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A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 11, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Suffolk Christian Church with the Rev. Michael D. Halley and the Rev. Matt Kidd officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Holly Lawn Cemetery. Friends may join the family for a time of visitation Friday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory and other times at the residence of Glenn and Lisa Branchaud. Memorial donations may be made to Kingdom Life Ministries at P.O. Box 308, Courtland, VA 23837 and Suffolk Christian Church at P.O. Box 1457, Suffolk, VA 23439. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.