Mr. Jarvis and the former Joanne Smith were united in marriage on October 11, 1963 by the Rev. Jack Doom at New Bethel Baptist Church in Benton. The attendants were Bobbie and Linda Jarvis, brother and sister-in-law of the groom.
Mrs. Jarvis is the daughter of the late Clayton and Bessie Hainline Smith of Mayfield.
Mr. Jarvis is the son of the late Cecil and Ethel Park Jarvis of Benton. He is retired after 35 years with the Paducah Railroad Shop.
The couple have one son, Phillip Jarvis of Benton and two grandchildren, Brian and Hailey Jarvis.