Callie Rivers

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Callie Mae Rivers, 84, of Charleston died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

She was born Feb. 4, 1920, at Thompson Bend, Mo., daughter of Ozark and Essie Mae Martin Dixon. She and Quincy Adam Rivers were married Nov. 11, 1939.

Rivers was a member of Grand Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Doris Hughes of Saginaw, Mich., Carolyn Perkins of Naperville, Ill., Hattie Davis of Toledo, Ohio, Cherlene Mixon of Charleston; two brothers, Robert Dixon of Baltimore, Md., Herbert Dixon of Saginaw; two sisters, Rosemary Smith of Sikeston, Pauline Silverado of Danville, Ill.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, six brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at Williams Funeral Home in Charleston from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grand Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church, with Bobby Waters officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.