Juanita Chavers

Juanita Chavers

Juanita Cannon Chavers

September 15, 1926

March 26, 2018

Mrs. Juanita Cannon Chavers, 91, of Fairfield, began rejoicing in the presence of her Lord on Monday, March 26. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Capps Memorial Chapel. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Skinner and Rev. Chris George officiating. Interment followed at Post Oak Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bryan Chavers, Adam Chavers, Eric Chavers, Justin Cross, Corey Cross, and Tommy Neyland. Mrs. Chavers was born September 15, 1926 in Freestone County to parents Hilmon Thomas (H.T.) and Era Lee York Cannon. Juanita attended Fairfield schools graduating in 1944. Edwin Chavers became her beloved husband on September 14, 1946; he preceded her in death on November 14, 1984. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church where she worked for years in the nursery and served many tasty meals at church functions. She was a wonderful cook and was well known for her delicious chicken pie and butter roll, and macaroni and cheese. Attending the sports events of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren was a very important part of her life. She loved to lavish them with hugs, kisses and love. She was a faithful servant of God, always showing her love for Him and for people.

 

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