Obituary: Billy Rivers

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Billy Rivers

Billy Rivers

Billy Rivers, 75, of Franklin, passed away Jan. 19, 2020. 

Mr. Rivers was born in Williamson County to the late Percy Cleveland Rivers Sr. and Fannie Gray Stephens Rivers. He retired from the city of Franklin as a supervisor with the Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Holt Rivers; sister, Fannie Mae Rivers; and brother, Percy Dorris Rivers. 

He’s survived by his daughters, Shelby Delgado and Suzanne (Arturo) Vega; grandchildren, Lee Vega, Billy Vega, Mariana Barbara Vega, Shelly Furlough, Angel (Brandon) Lane, Brandon (Michelle) King and Scotty Furlough; and great-grandchildren, Briana Furlough, Talia Peluffo, Lauren King, Kaylee Lane and Carlee Lane. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Jonathan McElhaney officiating. Burial will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens, and visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers. 


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