Mrs. Jackie Rivers Steen, age 67, entered into rest on Monday, August 26, 2019 with her family by her side. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, August 29, 2019 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Dr. Phillip Hunter, Rev. William Rivers, Rev. Gerald Rivers, and Rev. Robert Rivers with burial to follow in the Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Steen was born February 19, 1952 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Horace Legett and Tessie Isabelle Burr Rivers. She was a faithful member of Oakland Baptist Church where she was responsible for the church bulletins, member of the Bereavement Committee, former children’s Sunday school teacher, and secretary of the Cemetery Committee. Jackie was also very active in the W.M.U. and enjoyed providing prayer blankets to those sick in the community. She was a former employee of Chesterfield Webbing and a former receptionist for the legal office of Mary T. Lee. Mrs. Steen volunteered much of her time supporting the Chesterfield County Relay for Life. She loved spending time with her family, and her favorite hobby was feeding and watching hummingbirds.
In addition to her parents, Jackie was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Wilson Rivers; 2 sisters, Kate Plyler and Julia Rae Mullis; 4 brothers-in-law, Roy Mullis, Cecil Davidson, Harley Plyler, and Floyd Mullis; and special friend, Jackie Caulder.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Jarvis B. Steen of the home; children, Amanda Steen (Lane) Gaskins of Darlington, SC, and Daniel B. Steen of Chesterfield, SC; siblings, Madge Mullis of Monroe, NC, Barbara Davidson of Lexington, SC, Rev. William (Betty) Rivers of Bel Air, MD, Margaret (D.T.) Davis of Hartsville, SC, Gloria (Jim) Wallis of West Columbia, SC, Lynne (Edmund) Davis of Hartsville, SC, Rev. Gerald (Janice) Rivers, and Rev. Robert (Nancy) Rivers both of Chesterfield, SC; also special friends, Trey Oakley, Missy Rivers, and Tammy Griffin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Oakland Baptist Church, “Cemetery Fund,” c/o Janice Sowell, 749 T S Sellers Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Steen family.