Dorothy Marie Nivens

Dorothy Nivens

The family of Mrs. Nivens will be receiving friends Friday from 2-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service at Sellars Funeral Home. The funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Danny Sellars and assisted by Brother Randy Cook, is Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Sellars Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial following the service.

Dorothy Nivens, age 78, passed away on January 21, 2014.

Mrs. Nivens was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church and owner of the Veteran’s Home in Lebanon.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey “Red” Nivens; son, Philip Nivens; parents, Doverd and Anna Massey King; and brother, Gordon King.

She is survived by her son, Frazier (Laurie) Nivens; brother, Gwin (Debbie) King; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Nivens; grandchildren, Stacey Nivens-Watson, Tyler Nivens, Yancee Nivens, Jessica Nivens, Michael Nivens, Melanie (Paul) McFarlin, Braxton McFarlin, Brailey McFarlin; great-grandchild, Ezra Watson; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Pallbearers will be Braxton McFarlin, Tyler Nivens, Justin Watson, Paul McFarlin, Michael Nivens, Octavio Perez, T. J. Stephens and Cameron Kellett. Honorary pallbearers will be Nivens/McFarlin Veterans Home.

Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-9393, obits 615-758-8818.

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