RIVERS Carol Ann Rivers, 74. Sunrise January 7, 1939 in Cleveland, OH and Sunset January 19, 2013 in Columbus, OHIO.
Carol was a retired Guidance Counselor with Columbus City Schools.
She was a member of AKA Sorority, TWIGS, the National Alliance of Black School Educators and New Journey Christian Ministries where she served with the Deaconess Board and Missionary Society.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents Melvin and Elsie Thomas Sr., sister Emma (Perry) Harvey, brother Melvin (Eleanor) Thomas Jr. and sister Rachel (James) Gay. Left to cherish her memory, daughter, Stefanie (James) Rivers Morgan; son, Lorin (Sandra) Rivers; sisters, Delores (Wavey) Junior and Susan (Wesley) Redman; brother, Benjamin (Dawn) Thomas; grandchildren, Lorin Xavier Rivers, Kiara Rivers Morgan, Elijah Rivers Morgan, Matthew Rivers Morgan and Jacobi Rivers Morgan; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation 1 p.m. and Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013 at New Journey Christian Ministries, 1763 Cleveland Ave. Columbus, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The New Journey Christian Ministries for Carol A. Rivers Educational Scholarship Fund.
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