Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis, 96, rural Rockville, died at 4 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2011, at the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was a homemaker and had been employed at the curtain factory in Greencastle.
She was born Aug. 12, 1914, in Parke County, to the late Issac W. Morlan and Katheryn Miller Morlan.
She is survived by sons Kennie Chavis and his wife Jerri, Britton, Mich., and David Chavis and his wife Judy, Rockville, daughter Judy McBride and her husband Errol, Crawfordsville, grandchildren Bill (Susan) McBride, Carol (Jeff) Vice, Cathy (John) Snyder, Mike Chavis, Debbie (John) Laney, Chris (Jeff) Buehler and Dan (Shelly) Chavis, great-grandchildren Curtis Vice, Elise, Jacob and Josh Snyder, Alex Chavis, Jack and Sydney Laney, Audra Hank and Wyatt Buehler, Gus and Greyson Chavis.
She was preceded in death by son Jim Chavis, Feb. 28, 2006.
She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Bellmore.
She was a 1933 graduate of Bridgeton High School.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard St., Rockville, with Pastor J. Daeschner and Rev. Dale Payne officiating. Burial will follow the services in Calcutta Cemetery, Carbon.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Monday, March 21, 2011, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions, if friends so desire, may be made in her honor to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 2526 S. State Road 59, Rockville, Ind., 47872.
Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.