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James Rodney “Randy” Shivers

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Whitesand Baptist Church in Prentiss for James Rodney “Randy” Shivers, 65, of Mandeville, Louisiana, who died Wednesday, September 30, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington, Louisiana. Bro. Charles Burnham, Bro. Marcus Kelly, and Bro. Jackie Pounders will officiate the service.

Randy Shivers / THE PRENTISS HEADLIGHT

Randy Shivers / THE PRENTISS HEADLIGHT

Born on February 3, 1950, Mr. Shivers grew up loving music at an early age. He used his God given gifts with the worship team at Sharps Chapel Church of God in Bush, Louisiana, where he played the drums.

He is preceded in death by his father, Ellis James Shivers; his mother, Letha Higgs Shivers; one son, Kevin Lynn Shivers; and one brother, Jackie Lynn Shivers.

Mr. Shivers is survived by his wife, Wanda Henson Shivers; two daughters, Mendy Lynn Mace, Jennifer Ann Townzen; two step-daughters, Pepper Nicole Womack, Casey Elizabeth Womack; six grandchildren, Collin Mace, Tyler Davis, Addison Townzen, Morgan Paige Allison, Shelby Nicole Allison, Zoe Elizabeth Thomas; one brother, Bobby Shivers (Peggy); two aunts, Kathryn Shivers, Bernice Sherrill; two nieces, Angie Lane (Jeffery), Susan Kelly (Marcus); and a number of cousins and friends.