Geraldine Ann Manns Chavis, 74, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away following a sudden illness on May 31, 2017, in Charleston, WV.

She was born on September 4, 1942, in Manhattan, NY, daughter of the late Joseph Frederick and Annie Harriet Walton Manns.

She was a cat rescuer who loved her cats. She loved the Lord, and loved and cared for her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Tonya Harper and Renee Chavis; sister, Jody Buckles; brother, Paul Manns; 3 grandchildren, Tosha, Michael and Morgan; and 6 great grandchildren, Tyler, Lindsey, Lauryn, Samuel, Kayci and Konnor.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Chavis; her first husband, Jerry Dean Harper; and 2 siblings, Carl and Joey Manns.

There will be no visitation or service.

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Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood, WV, is in charge of arrangements.