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TimeLine 1902 - BIRTH - Virgil Jasper Shivers - Apr 29 1902 Oklahoma 1909 - BIRTH - Alvin D Shivers - Sep 12 1909 Oklahoma 1914 - BIRTH - Rachel Leora Shivers - Feb 25 1914 Oklahoma - BIRTH - Velma Florence - Aug 19 1914 Oklahoma 1919 - BIRTH - Goldie Shivers - Mar 6 1919 Oklahoma 1929 - BIRTH - Henry W Shivers - Nov 9 1929 Oklahoma 1931 - MARRIAGE - Gerald Woodrow Shivers Sr. to Dora Mae Tefertiller - Dec 25 1931 Cleveland County Oklahoma 1962 - BIRTH - Elmer L Shivers - Oklahoma 2004 - DEATH - Gerald Woodrow Shivers Sr. Jan 30 2004 Norman OK - BURIAL - Gerald Woodrow Shivers Sr. - Feb 3 2004 - Ioof Cemetery, Norman, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma
1.1 Ernest E Shivers MD sp. Beulah Boyer 2.1 Dorothy Shivers sp. William B Coleman 2.2 Ernest E Shivers Jr 2.3 Gerald Woodrow Shivers Sr. sp. Dora Mae Tefertiller 3.1 Gerald Woodrow Shivers Jr. 3.2 Debora Shivers 3.3 Dorothy Shivers 3.4 Alice Shivers 2.4 Ernestine Shivers 2.5 Delores Shivers sp. McRee 2.6 Ingomar Shivers sp. McNeal 2.7 Imogene Shivers sp. Martin 1.1 Goldie Shivers b. Mar 6 1919 Oklahoma d. Mar 22 1953 - Marin California sp. Schettler
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Alvin D Shivers 
B. Sep 12 1909 - Oklahoma
D. May 6 1972 - Shasta California
Related to George Washington Arnel by location and Georges mother was a Shivers.

Name: SHIVERS, ALVIN D Social Security #: 448032409 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 12 Sep 1909 
Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 6 May 1972 Death Place: SHASTA 
Mother's Maiden Name: Father's Surname:


Elmer L Shivers B. Oklahoma D. Mar 22 1962 - Los Angeles California Name: SHIVERS, ELMER L Social Security #: 434202254 Sex: MALE Birth Date: Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 22 Mar 1962 Death Place: LOS ANGELES Mother's Maiden Name: FOSTER Father's Surname:
Gerald Woodrow Shivers Sr. B. Sep 27 1913 -Boyle Mississippi D. Jan 30 2004 - Lexington, Texas C. Feb 3 2004 - Ioof Cemetery, Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma Obit: Lt. Col. Gerald Woodrow Shivers, Sr. (Ret.), 90, of Norman, died January 30, 2004 in Norman. Services were held Tuesday, February 3, at the Primrose Chapel with Chaplain Harry Smith, officiating. Burial was at Norman IOOF Cemetery, under the direction of Primrose Funeral Service. He was born September 27, 1913 at Boyle, Mississippi, the son of Dr. E. E. and Beulah (Boyer) Shivers. He moved with his family to a plantation where he developed an appreciation for nature. The family then moved to Oklahoma and he graduated from St. Louis High School in 1933 where he played football and tennis. As a boy he enjoyed and was involved with The Boy Scouts of America. He married Dora Mae Tefertiller Christmas Day, 1931, in Cleveland County. Prior to World War II, he was a sergeant with the Oklahoma Army National Guard 45th Infantry Division and attended the University of Oklahoma. A veteran of World War II, he entered in the United States Army in 1941 as a 2nd Lt. During the war, he served in North Africa (where he was wounded), Algeria, Cicely and Italy. He also served in occupied Germany. In 1947, he finished his BA in Geology through correspondence courses. He was the Commander of the ROTC at the University of Michigan. Lt. Col. Shivers was also a veteran of the Korean Conflict, where he received the Bronze Star for heroism during his service as a signal advisor to the Republic of Korea Infantry Division. Retiring from the military in 1961 he worked for the state of Oklahoma retiring in 1983. Lt. Col. Shivers loved his children and his grandchildren. He loved wildlife, especially wild birds, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Royal Order of The Moose, Veterans of Foreign War and Wildlife Federation. He is survived by his wife, Dora Mae Shivers; a son, Gerald Shivers, Jr., Denver, CO; two daughters, Debora Shivers and Dorothy Walos, both of Norman; grandchildren, Christi Bolton, Kathy McClellan, both of Leesville, LA, Nicole Lutz, Michael Buckmaster, Kimberly Dilks, Jay Buckmaster, all of Norman; great-grandchildren, Lindsey, Amanda and Brady Bolton, Scott McClellan, of Louisiana, and Austyn Dilks, of Norman; one brother, Ernest Shivers, Houston, TX; three sisters, Delores McRee, San Angelo, TX, Ingomar McNeal, St. Petersburg, FL and Imogene Martin, Davis, OK; nieces and nephews, Sue Shivers Stewart, Houston, TX, Pat McRee Rao, Lexington, TX, Leo McRee, San Antonio, TX, Nancy McRee Lodes, Tyler, TX, Dr. Fred Oakley, Mark Oakley, Ed Oakley, Arles Oakley, Sally Bandy, and Kim McNeal. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Alice Shivers McCloud; an infant grandson, Jeremy Michael Buckmaster; an infant sister, Ernestine Shivers; and a sister, Dorothy Shivers Coleman. Memorial donations may be made in his name to Disabled American Veterans or Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, Inc., of Norman
Name: SCHETTLER, GOLDIE Social Security #: 0 Sex: FEMALE Birth Date: 6 Mar 1919 Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 22 Mar 1953 Death Place: MARIN Mother's Maiden Name: HELMS Father's Surname: SHIVERS
Name: SHIVERS, HENRY W Social Security #: 446300495 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 9 Nov 1929 Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 9 Mar 1968 Death Place: LOS ANGELES Mother's Maiden Name: KINDLEY Father's Surname:
Name: WILLIAMS, RACHEL LEORA Social Security #: 551148677 Sex: FEMALE Birth Date: 25 Feb 1914 Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 20 Oct 1981 Death Place: YUBA Mother's Maiden Name: MACLEAN Father's Surname: SHIVERS
Name: MCGAHEY, VELMA FLORENCE Social Security #: 0 Sex: FEMALE Birth Date: 19 Aug 1914 Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 17 Sep 1952 Death Place: LOS ANGELES Mother's Maiden Name: RAMSEY Father's Surname: SHIVERS
Name: SHIVERS, VIRGIL JASPER Social Security #: 0 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 29 Apr 1902 Birthplace: OKLAHOMA Death Date: 10 Mar 1953 Death Place: LOS ANGELES Mother's Maiden Name: TOLIN Father's Surname: SHIVERS



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