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Rodney Sterling Shivers

August 4, 1931 — January 10, 2016

Rodney Sterling Shivers

Rodney Sterling Shivers, 84, of Merigold, passed away at his home on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The family will receive visitors from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at Ray Funeral Home. Services will immediately follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at Ray Funeral Home with Bro. Tim McCarter and Bro. Carl Prewitt will officiating. Interment will follow in North Cleveland Cemetery. Mr. Shivers was born August 4, 1931, to Columbus and Mamie Shivers in Sunflower County. He attended school in Linn. He served in the Army and National Guard, and married Frances Prewitt on July 25, 1953. He retired from Baxter after 42 years, and he was a member of Cleveland Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Columbus and Mamie Shivers; brothers, Edmond Shivers of Ruleville, Edward Shivers of Ruleville, John Shivers of Memphis, Keneth Shivers of Counce, TN, and Stanley Shivers of Pineville, LA. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Frances Prewitt of Merigold; sons, Rodney Shivers Jr. (Debbie) of Sheridan lake, CO. and Jeffery Shivers (Cathy) of Cleveland; daughter, Stacey Shivers of Horn Lake; brothers, Quentin Shivers of Augusta, GA and Lawrence Shivers of Penrose, CO; brother-in-law, A.C. Prewitt of Merigold; grandchildren, Ashley Gur (Murat) of Cleveland, Dawn Englebrecht (Tom) of Cheyenne Wells, CO, Brad Shivers (Molly) of Cleveland, Jerrad Shivers (Brianne) of Nashville, TN, and Blaine Shivers (Heather) of Holly, CO; and ten great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Tom Englebrecht, Brad Shivers, Murat Gur, Tony Botting, Jimmy Mei and Jerrad Shivers. Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Hudson, Sean Doherty, Justin Braswell, Bern Prewitt, Sr., Wade Malone and Bern Prewitt, Jr.

Visitation



9:30 am - 11:00 am Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Celebration of Life



11:00 am - 11:30 am Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States 38732

Interment



11:30 am - 12:00 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2016
North Cleveland Cemetery North Bolivar Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
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