Sgt. Brock H. Chavers   (STATESBORO, Ga.)

STATESBORO, Ga. - Sgt. Brock H. Chavers Sr., age 25, passed on Monday July 6, 2009 in Khanabad, Afghanistan, from injuries he received while honorably serving his country. He was assigned to Americas' Company D, 2nd Battalion, 121 Infantry, of the Georgia National Guard. The Portal Georgia native was a 2002 graduate of the Portal High School and a member of the Pine Grove Holiness Church. He enlisted in the Georgia National Guard in 2002. He was loved by many who knew him. Sgt. Chavers memories will be honored and cherished by: A loving wife, Mrs. Minnie Chavers, Statesboro, Ga; his son, Master Brock H. Chavers Jr., Statesboro, Ga; a step daughter, Tamecia Reason, Statesboro, Ga; his mother, Mrs. Loice Chavers, Portal, Ga; father, Mr. Jimmy Chavers, Statesboro, Ga; 3 sisters, Veronica Chavers, Venus Chavers, and Joyce Ann Williams all of Portal, Ga; 4 brothers, Sgt. 1st class Courtney Jones, Honduras, Capt. Bryan Chavers, and Staff Sgt. Victor Chavers, both serving in Afghanistan, and Pvt. 2nd class Brandon Chavers, Ft. Benning, Ga. mother-in-law Sarah Walker, Statesboro, Ga; father-in-law, Willie Walker Sr., Millen, Ga; god mothers, Annie Luke, Millen, Ga; Annie Washington, Portal, Ga; a god father, Carl Givens, Metter, Ga; god son, DeVonate Gordon, Statesboro, Ga; a god brother, Chase Sherrifield, Portal, Ga; a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. Family visitation will be held Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. in our Ben Samuel Hill Memorial Chapel of Hill's Mortuary, Inc. A Service of Celebration and Honor for Sgt. Chavers will be held 2 p.m. Saturday July 18, 2009 at the Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church 720 N. Main St. Statesboro, Ga. Rev. Ron Andrew, pastor, with the Elder Donald Jr. presiding and the Bishop Anthony Chavers eulogist. Burial will follow in the Bulloch Memorial Gardens (Hwy 80 east) with full military honors. Final rites entrusted to Hill's Mortuary, Inc. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-July 17, 2009