Ernest Rivers

Published 6:38 pm Thursday, December 5, 2019

Ernest Rivers died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was 74.

Ernest was a native of Hollandale and lived a number of years in Sharkey County and currently made his home in Vicksburg where he was formerly employed by the Vicksburg Coca-Cola Co. for over 20 years and was presently employed at Neill Gas for the past 19 years.

He was a member of Crossway Baptist Church.

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Survivors include his 2 daughters, Patty Guthrie of Covington, La. and Kathy (Jody) Wooten of Vicksburg; his sister, Alice Rivers (P.K.) Parkerson of Vicksburg; his brother, Billy Paul (Carol) Rivers of Bolton and his five grandchildren, Shelby Guthrie, Hayden Guthrie, Dylan Wooten, Sydney Wooten and Bella Grace Wooten.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in the chapel of Glenwood Funeral Home with Rev. Terry White officiating, Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Gardens Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Allen Knight, Harris Anthony, Steve Barnes, Grant Stapleton, Jerry Isgett, Hunter Matherne, Paul Matherne and Scott Hill.