Debbie Jarvis sustained from life on March 2, 2018. Debbie was born in Newport News, VA, to Helen Virginia Trainer Jarvis and John Simpson Jarvis. She is survived by her sister, Dianne Renee’ Jarvis Hancock; her nephew, David Allen Hancock, and her niece, Lindsay Blair Hancock Wheatley.
Debbie graduated from Ferguson High School in Newport News, VA, and attended Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA, and Friendship Institute of Theology, Newport News, VA. Debbie got the most pleasure from her volunteer work and was active in several churches and organizations including: First United Methodist Church, The Church of the Nazarene, and Trinity Lutheran Church, all of Newport News and First Baptist Church, Belfast Maine, and Searsport Maine Congregational Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Pocahontas Chapter 103, Williamsburg, and duel member Primrose Chapter 152, Belfast, Maine, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Hampton Chapter 167.
Debbie loved to travel and always had a positive attitude and great sense of humor. Her many friends brought her as much joy as she brought to each of them.
A memorial service in her honor will be Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 29 Harpersville Rd., Newport News, VA. A private interment will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery at a later date. There will also be a service in Belfast, Maine, on March 23, 2018, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 95 High Street.
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