Melvin L. Jarvis, 41, of Ellsinore, Mo. passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in Ellsinore, Missouri. He was born on October 25, 1975 in Unionville, Missouri to the late Ellis and Zella Jarvis.

Melvin was a Fire Fighter and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, working with wood and being with his family.

Melvin was married to Velva (Cox) Jarvis on June 3, 1998 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and she survives. Also surviving is his children; Kenneth Jarvis and Kristy Jarvis of the home, one sister; Molly Shelton, four brothers; Ellis Eugene Jarvis, Billy Jarvis, Francis Jarvis and Timothy Jarvis and two half brothers; James and David.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date and it will be posted as soon as a time is set.