Tifton Gazette


February 11, 2014

Billy D. Shiver


Billy D. Shiver, 84, of Baconton died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at the Rehab Center of South Georgia in Tifton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Cool Springs Baptist Church in Sale City with interment at the church cemetery. The Rev. Jeff Barker will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Griffin, Terry Lee, Jake Williams, Brenton Shiver, Clayton Shiver, Zachary Shiver and Cutler Shiver.
Born Jan. 24, 1930 in Mitchell County, Mr. Shiver was a member of Baconton Baptist Church, where he served as deacon for many years. He worked with Merck Chemical Co. as a machinist/millwright for more than 33 years. He was the son of the late General Lee and Effie Blackburn Shiver and was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Shiver.
Survivors include his wife, Vernita Hardin Shiver of Baconton; three sons, Barry Shiver (Lindsey) of Watkinsville, Bruce Shiver (Kristie) of Tifton and David Shiver (Terri) of Chula; two brothers, Robert Shiver of Lakeland, Fla. and Donald Shiver of Liberty, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 315 W. Second St., Tifton, GA 31794.
To sign the guest registry, visit our website at www.parkerbramlett.com.
Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla is in charge of arrangements.

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