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Bessie Juanita Chavis, 78, of Orangeburg passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg. Rev. Walter Pym will be officiating. Burial will follow at Buckhead Advent Christian Church Cemetery in Smoaks.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. -12:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel prior to the funeral service.
Pallbearers will be Timothy Ferguson, Brian Chavis, Tanner Kemmerlin, Lindsey Ford, Rob Traylor and Malcolm McClellan.
Mrs. Chavis was born on November 19, 1942, in Greeleyville, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Casey Mason and the late Ethel Lee Mason. She was a member of Two-Mile Swamp Baptist Church. Mrs. Chavis loved fishing and going to the gardens and looking at the roses.
Survivors include her children, Anita Faye Williams (Clyde) of Cope, Timothy Casey Ferguson (Rachel) of Orangeburg; fourteen grandchildren; a number great-grandchildren; sister, Mabel Lee Way of Lugoff; stepdaughter, Debbie Hay (Robert) of Cordova and caregiver, Joyce Moorer.
Memorials may be made to Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. at 1012 Whitman Street Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.