Obituary for Chelvia Carden McCoy

mccoy chelvia carden

Chelvia Carden McCoy, 83, of Conover passed away on Friday, July 21, 2023 at her residence.

She was born January 27, 1940 in Pulaski County, VA to the late Everett Oral Carden and Sarah Gertrude Warf Carden. Chelvia was of the Presbyterian faith and enjoyed sewing and working crossword puzzles

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dewight McCoy and daughter, Tammy Young.

Those left to cherish her memory are;

Son: Joey Farlow of Pulaski, VA

Daughter: Lisa Houston and husband Jeff of Conover

Brother: Lewis Carden of Virginia

Sisters: Bonnie McCoy of Virginia
Betty Clemons and husband Larry of Virginia
Brenda Assid of Virginia
Evelena Kinsley and husband Buck of Virginia
Lola Lynton and husband Leroy of Virgina

Grandchildren: Stacy Hopkins, Steven Hopkins, Blake Young and John Young

Great-Grandchildren: Seth Hopkins, Ayden Hopkins, Scarlete Hopkins, and Sawyer Hopkins

A graveside service to celebrate Chelvia’s life will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Sifford Cemetery, 6235 Parrott Mountain Rd., Parrott, VA 24132. Rev. Tommy Young will officiate.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105

Condolences may be sent to the McCoy family at

The McCoy family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, 828-465-2111