Willis J. Shivers, 83, of Braxton, passed away Monday, January 10, 2011, at Covington County Hospital, Collins. Mr. Shivers was born in Harrisville on April 7, 1927, a son of the late Lena Elizabeth (Parker) and Willis Jackson Shivers.  He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Jones) Shivers; son, John David Shivers; grandson, Tyler Shivers and two great grandchildren.  Mr. Shivers was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.  After serving in the Army, he worked at Knox Glass in Flowood.

Visitation will be at Rexford Methodist Church, Florence, on Saturday, January 15, 2011, from 11:30 am until service time at 1:30 pm.  Rev. Larry Sappington will be the officiating minister.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.