Conway......With gratefulness and thanksgiving for her life, the family announces the passing of Eloise Boyd Sarvis on Monday, May 20, 2019 at her home in Conway, SC. She was 89.
Mrs. Sarvis was born October 3, 1929, in Conway, South Carolina, eldest daughter of the late William Roscoe and Bertha McCracken Boyd. A graduate of Conway High School, she was a loving wife and mother whose life revolved around her faith, family and service to others. Mrs. Sarvis was a long-time member of New Home Baptist Church, where she was engaged tirelessly as a teacher, choir member and mentor throughout her adult life. She was known for her love of hospitality, food and fellowship, and all who broke bread at her table knew her meals were a chief ingredient in building loving relationships.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, William George "W.G." Sarvis, in 1977. She worked alongside him on the family farm and supported him in his various business and civic endeavors while monitoring daily farm operations, tending to her bountiful gardens and nurturing their three children.
Mrs. Sarvis is survived by son William George "Bill" Sarvis, Jr. and Wendy Spivey Sarvis of Conway, SC; grandson William George "Bud" Sarvis III and Jennifer Miller Sarvis, great-granddaughter Ellie McClain Sarvis, Macy Leigh Sarvis and great-grandson William George "W.G." Sarvis IV of Edgefield, SC; granddaughter Lindsey Sarvis Bell and Kyle Gary Bell and great-granddaughter Kylie Brooke Bell of Longs, SC; son Richard Wayne "Rick" Sarvis, granddaughter Katherine Sarvis Smith and Woodrow Walter Smith II and great-grandson Woodrow Walter "Rowe" Smith III of Conway, SC; daughter Teresa Sarvis Coles and Jay Lloyd Coles and granddaughter Julian Denton Coles of Lexington, SC. She was treasured by her three siblings, Roscoe Thelton Boyd (dec), Lloyd Elton Boyd, and Evelyn Boyd Dorman (dec); her brother and sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel with the Rev. Myron Pritchard and Rev. Roger Chestnut officiating. The family will receive guests at the funeral home from 12:00 - 1:00 pm Wednesday. A private family burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to New Home Baptist Church, 1665 Highway 139, Conway, SC 29528.