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Nila Shivers

February 18, 1940 ~ December 7, 2018 (age 78)


Mrs. Nila Shivers, 78 of Sparks passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at Southern Senior Living.  Mrs. Shivers was born February 18, 1940 to the late Carl & Clara Walker Kegley.  She was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church in Sparks.

Survivors include her husband, Bennie Shivers of Sparks; children, Jimmy (Birdie) Stoddard of Valdosta, Larry (Kathi) Stoddard of Adel, and Juanita Kelley of Arkansas; stepchildren, James (Ramonda) Shivers of Nashville, Cindi (Chet) Kennerly of Fl, and Linda (David) Baker of Adel; grandchildren, Ronnie, Bree, Blake, Paige, Zakk, Conner, Keri, Joey, Jeremy, Jason, Jennifer, Steven, Lindsey, Ellie, J. R., Tyler, Justin, Kirstin, Jayla, and Ali; 14 great grandchildren; brother, Jerry (Mary) Kegley of Virginia; daughter in law, Terry Stoddard of Fl; and brother in law, Phillip Terrano of Maine.  Mrs. Shivers was preceded in death by her son, Joseph Carl Stoddard; brother, Kermit Kegley; sisters, Annie Myrtle Ennis, Sue Terrano, and Brenda Kegley.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Harrellson, and Rev. Jimmie Hinson officiating.  Interment will follow at Springhill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will be receiving friends Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home.   

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