Emory M. “Sonny” Chavous, Sr

Augusta, GA – Emory M. “Sonny” Chavous, Sr, 77, husband of the late Jewel Clark Chavous, entered into rest Monday, August 17, 2020, at his his home.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 11:00 AM, from Pine Hill Church Cemetery, with Dr. Dwayne Carter officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 12:00 until 5:00 PM at the funeral home.

Mr. Chavous, son of the late Mary Broome Chavous and Milton Bill Chavous, was a native of Augusta, and a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church.  He was a line chief at Bush Field and a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Bostick Chavous; and his great grandson, Christian Dean Fernandez.

He is survived by his children, Emory Milton Chavous, Jr. (Tracy), Christopher Clark Chavous Sr. (Sheila), Bennie Chavous (Karen), and Mary Geneva “Gena” Hernandez (Adrian); his grandchildren, Emory Milton Chavous III “Trey”, Christopher Clark Chavous, Jr., Kelly Fernandez, Jessica Padgett, Michael Chavous, Alan Chavous, and Galphin Chavous; five great grandchildren; his brother, B.B. Chavous (Peggy); and his sister-in-law, Rachel Chavous.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Pine Hill Baptist Church, 4223 Old Waynesboro Rd, Hephzibah, GA 30815.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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