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Ed Nivens, Sr.

May 24, 1947 ~ January 15, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Edward Marshall Nivens, Sr., 75, of Smyrna, SC passed away at his home on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Bratton Funeral Home, 1455 Filbert Hwy York, SC 29745. The funeral service will be held at 2 pm the next day, Friday, January 20th at Enon Baptist Church, 150 Enon Church Rd. Smyrna, SC 29743, with the Reverend Chris Ballard and Reverend Roger Ham officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Ed was born on May 24, 1947 in York, SC. He was the son of the late Carl Nivens and Ruby Alexander Nivens. Ed was a member of Enon Baptist Church and was a veteran of the US ARMY. He retired after 24 years of service at Meritor in York, SC. He had a special love for his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, great grandchildren, and loyal companions: Rex, Butch, Missy and Lucky.

Ed is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth “Libby” Ramsey Nivens, daughter, Penni Nivens Ledford, son, Eddie Nivens, Jr. (Sheila); grandchildren: Chad Ledford, Cody Ledford, Tyler Nivens (Kirsten), and Hunter Nivens (Carleigh); and two great grandchildren, Everly Nivens and Marshall Nivens. Ed is also survived by his brother, Ronnie Nivens (Paula), and sister, Kathy Nivens Moss (Bill).

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his brother, Donnie Nivens.

In memory of Ed Nivens, Sr. memorials may be made to VFW Post 12136 Honor Guard, 2063 Kennedy Dr. Indian Land, SC 29707.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brattonfuneralhome.com.

Bratton Funeral Home of York, SC is serving the Nivens family.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 19, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bratton Funeral Home
1455 Filbert Hwy, P.O. Box 340
York, SC 29745

Funeral Service
Friday
January 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Enon Baptist Church (Smyrna)

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2063 Kennedy Dr., Indian Land SC 29707

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