|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1912|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 2007|
NEW LONDON - Private graveside services for Myra Grace Bivin, 94, New London, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, New London, with Dave Barbieri officiating. Arrangements under direction of Burrows Overton Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bivin died March 3, 2007, in Longview.
She was born Aug. 19, 1912, in Cherokee County to the late William Arthur and Utopia Emma Mayes Smith. She graduated as valedictorian from Alto High School, and received her bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. She taught school in Cherokee County, was a child welfare worker in Henderson, worked for Texas Employment Commission and retired as a medical social worker from University of Texas Health Center in Tyler prior to retirement. She was a member of London Baptist Church, a longtime member of Dallas Daffodil Society, and the Rusk County and National Republican Party. She was preceded in death by her husband, Crumpton R. Bivin, and sons, James Richard Bivin and an infant son.
Survivors include daughters, Myra Bivin Smith, Longview, and Marty Barbieri, Overton; brother, James A. Smith, Houston; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on 3/5/2007.
Arthur Winfield Smith (1883 - 1974)
Eutopia Emma Mayes Smith / Lambert (1890 - 1968)
Crumpton Richard Bivin (1910 - 1974)*
Inf. Laura Mae Smith (1909 - 1909)*
Inf. Anetta Smith (1911 - 1911)*
Myra Grace Smith Bivin (1912 - 2007)
Rayward Burk Smith (1914 - 1916)*
Arthur Carroll (AC) Smith (1933 - 2006)**
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 05, 2007
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