Kent Jarvis

Published 7:15 pm Thursday, September 11, 2014


Nov. 20, 1967 – Sept. 4, 2014


William Kent Jarvis, 46, of 81 N. C. Highway 45, Swan Quarter, died Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC.

Born in Washington, N. C. on November 20, 1967, he was the son of Harry Glyn and Odessa Williams Jarvis. He is survived by his loving wife Karen Thompson Jarvis.

Kent was an entrepreneur owning his own construction company in Florida and most recently he and his wife owned and operated The Hyde Away Café in Swan Quarter, NC.

He was a member of the Swan Quarter Pentecostal Holiness Church and a member of Marked Men for Christ.

Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are two daughters, Victoria Dare Jarvis and Kasidy Lynn Jarvis both of Swan Quarter; step-daughters, Raina Diedrick, Roxanne Diedrick-Yee and Danielle Diedrick all of Florida; a brother, Harry Glyn Jarvis, Jr. of Williamsburg, VA; three sisters, Susan Lynn Mattson and husband, John of Hayes VA, Gwen J. Newman and husband, Eddie of Swan Quarter and Madge J. Williams and husband, Lee of Scranton; step-grandchildren, Tyler Diedrick-Hines, Jada Yee and C.J. Yee.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in the Swan Quarter Pentecostal Holiness Church, 14 Academy Street, Swan Quarter. Mike Wheeler, pastor will officiate.

Kent was a member of Marked Men for Christ and the family requests a memorial donation in lieu of flowers. Memorial donations may be directed to and made payable to, Swan Quarter Pentecostal Holiness Church, P.O. Box 130, Swan Quarter, NC 27885., Swan Quarter.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter and online sympathy messages may be directed to