Mrs. Tina Allen Rivers, age 77, (formerly of Ruby, SC) entered into rest on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. A Celebration of Life service will be 12:00 PM Friday, January 31, 2020 in the Fellowship Hall of Zoar United Methodist Church by Pastor Billy Jack Johnson, Rev. Ronald Thurman, and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall of the church.
Mrs. Rivers was born January 19, 1943 in Ruby, SC a daughter of the late Carl and Geneva Hancock Allen. She was a graduate of Ruby High School and Kings Business College of Charlotte. Tina was a retired employee of Delta Mills (formerly J.P. Stevens) with 41 years of service. Mrs. Rivers was an excellent cook and enjoyed collecting cookbooks. She also enjoyed reading her bible and listening to the Bill Gaither Classics on her tablet. Her favorite hobby was shopping especially after she discovered Amazon and QVC.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Benjamin T. “Billy” Rivers of the home; daughter, Rebecca (Bruce) Williamson of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Kevin (Rachel) Williamson and Matthew Williamson; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, William “Bill” (Betty Jean) Ratliff; nieces and nephews, Phyllis (Jay) Vernon, Lee (Stephen) Donathon, Darrell (Denise) Ratliff, and William (Penny) Ratliff, Jr.; also numerous great nieces, great nephews, and a host of cousins.
Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice, P O Box 100551, Florence, South Carolina, 29506
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Rivers family.