Mr. Willie Albert Chavis, 91, of 463 Preston Road, Maxton, was born June 1, 1924 and died Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years: Mrs. Etta Mae Chavis and two sons: Mr. Donald K. Chavis and Mr. Dexter Chavis.
The funeral will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2015, at White Hill Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs: Fredrick Locklear and Kevin Locklear officiating. Burial will follow in the White Hill Church Cemetery.
Mr. Chavis is survived by two sons: Mr. Rabon Chavis(Francis) of Maxton and Mr. Clyde Lowery(Jean) of Fayetteville; four daughters: Ms. Judy C. Locklear, Ms. Jackie C. Locklear, Mrs. Josie Beasley(Donnie) all of Maxton and Mrs. Marie Jarrett(Tom) of Fayetteville; three brothers: Mr. Danny Chavis, Mr. Earl Chavis and Mr. Earnest Chavis; a sister: Ms. Retha Mae Briley; twenty-nine grandchildren; seventy-five great-grandchildren; twenty-six great-great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.