1924 – 2021
Laura Frances Floyd Sarvis of Snow Hill, age 96, passed away Wednesday morning, April 21. She was 96.
Born in Horry County on May 4, 1924, she was the daughter of Francis Marvin Floyd and Minnie Velma Vaught.
Laura was an educator, teaching elementary school at Tabor City High School and Kindergarten at Ocean Drive Elementary School at North Myrtle Beach.
She was a former member of Tabor City Baptist Church where she actively served on many boards and still maintained a deep love for the church and its members. She was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in North Myrtle Beach.
In addition to her long career as an educator, she cherished her role as a homemaker and loved her yard, flower garden, cooking and sewing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marsdill Cornelius “M.C.” Sarvis, Jr; daughter Wanda Love Sarvis France-Kelly; son Francis Mack Sarvis; and sisters Virginia Powell and Annie Lou Spivey.
Her surviving family includes her daughter, Willa Sarvis Bailey and husband George of Walstonburg; son-in-law Brad France-Kelly of Loris; daughter-in-law Elaine Sarvis of South Carolina; grandchildren Joel Sarvis, Rhett Bailey and wife Ellen, Lauren Gray and husband Matt, Lindsey Jernigan and husband Jamie, and Whit France-Kelly and wife Abi; seven great-grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Alice Batten and husband Bob of Camden.
A memorial service to celebrate and remember her life was well lived was scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Lakeside Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to Lakeside Baptist Church, 615 11th Avenue N, North Myrtle Beach, SC 27582.
A guest register is available here.