The Jarvis Funeral Home at 309 N Fourth Avenue, Paden City, West Virginia, has been offering professional funeral services to the community and surrounding areas for 69 years.
The first funeral home in Paden City was founded in 1936 by the late Glenn and Martha Mowery. For 30 years the owners of the Mowery Funeral Home served families from generation to generation meeting individual needs in a tradition filled with caring love and understanding.
In 1966 the funeral home become the Mowery-Trowbridge Funeral Home when it was purchased by the late Norman Trowbridge and his wife, Irene. Steeped in tradition, the second owners continued in the footsteps of their predecessor by offering a professional funeral service to the families of the community.
When the funeral home was acquired by Paul and Minnie Jarvis in 1991, their first responsibility to the community was to renovate the funeral home and make it handicap accessible for the comfort of the families they were serving. They were committed that the Jarvis Funeral Home would continue to honor the legacy left to them by the previous owners by serving families from generation to generation and offering a professional, quality service to those in grief, in a caring recognition of their loved ones.
May 20, 2003 began the construction of a new Jarvis Funeral Home at 1224 South Bridge Street, New Martinsville, West Virginia. The new facility opened its doors to families in grief on November 1, 2003. A state of the art building, being fully handicap accessible, offers two large visitation rooms, a side chapel for funeral services that features a church atmosphere, ample parking for any size funeral service and many innovated capabilities, one which offers families a ceremony with a unique presentation of a reflection on a life well-lived.The Jarvis Funeral Home owners together with their staff, take pride in their commitment in meeting the diverse needs of all families of all faiths.