Sue Shivers Worthy

Published 12:39 pm Friday, April 4, 2014

Funeral services were held March 27, 2014, at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel in Prentiss for Mrs. Sue Shivers Worthy, age 65, of Prentiss who passed away on March 23. Interment followed at Bassfield Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Sessions Polk and Rev. Charles Loftin officiated. Pallbearers were Teddy Brown, Tommy Gipson, Tom Jackson, Jerry Q. Magee, Leon Speights and Carl Taylor. Honorary pallbearers were the staff of the Jefferson Davis County Tax Assessor/Collector’s Office.

A native of Jefferson Davis County, Sue Deen Shivers Worthy was born on January 29, 1949. She was the daughter of Daniel R. Deen and Dovie Stamps Deen.

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Mrs. Worthy worked at the Jefferson Davis County Tax Assessor/Collector’s office for 30 years. The last 10 years she was Jefferson Davis County Tax Assessor/Collector. She was involved in numerous civic affairs, including the Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Davis County Relay for Life and Unity in the Community, to name a few. She was an active member of Prentiss United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Worthy is survived by her sons, Drew Shivers of Carson and Justin Shivers of Prentiss; her stepdaughters, Melisa Branan of Mobile, AL, and Jennifer Hutchinson of Sumrall; and her seven grandchildren.

Her parents and her husband, Richard Worthy, preceded her in death.