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Myra Cozette Nivens, 81, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Legend Healthcare in Greenville.
She was born to Bill and Viola Cain Wasson Nov. 17, 1935. She married Don Nivens Jan. 27, 1957, in Childress Texas.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and she ran Bewley's 5 & 10 store in downtown Commerce for many years. She enjoyed going to the beauty parlor to visit with her friends and have her hair fixed. She was a Baptist.
Cozette is survived by her daughters, Donna Helton, Lani Miller, and Leesa Cannon; grandchildren Brandi Walker and husband Derren, Chris Miles and wife Leann, Kerry Miller and wife Nicole, Brett Miller and girlfriend Stacey, Melissa Millies and husband Bob, Shane Cannon, Carrie Reed and husband Randall, and Crystal Cannon; and great-grandchildren Shyla Williams, Deriyah and Braxton Walker, Jaden, Raygan, Miles, Tawnee, Thomas, and Adrian Miller, Kyler Zarate, Roy Gaffney Jr., and Keerlynne Reed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Billy John Wasson, son Lindy Nivens, and grandson R.J. Cannon.
The graveside service will be conducted by Donna Robnett at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City.
Published on March 22, 2017
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