Sarah Ann (Myers) Chavis

October 31, 1944 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 77)


Sarah “Mrs. Saphire” Ann Chavis, 77, of Bamberg, S.C. passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2022.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Springtown Baptist Church, 6249 Hadwin Road, Bamberg.  Rev. Charles Lucas will be officiating.  Burial will follow at the church cemetery.  The casket will be placed in the church an hour prior to the service.

The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg.

Pallbearers will be Austin Cooler, Tony “T” Garrick, Ron Gentry, Kenny Sanders, Tony Still, Cody Fralix and Jeremy Fralix.

Mrs. Chavis was born on October 31, 1944, in Orangeburg County.  She was the daughter of the late Sonny Myers and the late Mamie Lou Chavis Myers.  She was a seamstress with Amblers Industries for many years. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerry Chavis.

Survivors include her children, Pamela Steel of Barnwell, Betty J. Hendrix of Raeford, N.C., Harvey M. Thomas, Jr. of West Columbia, Barbara June Zelaya of Salisbury, N.C.; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Frances Todd of Bowman and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call the residence or at Thompson Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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April 12, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Funeral Service
April 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Springtown Baptist Church (Bamberg)

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