Tommy Ray Rivers, 60, of Sale Creek, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.

Tommy grew up in Sale Creek, went to Sale Creek High School and was a member of Sale Creek Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin T. Rivers, of Alexander, La.; maternal grandparents, Hershell and Viola Burton, of Sale Creek; and paternal grandparents, Clarence and Erma Rivers, of Alexander, La.

He is survived by his loving mother and step-father, James and Ruth Tennyson, of Sale Creek, Tenn.; stepbrother, Stanley Tennyson, of Nashville, Tenn.; stepsister, Renee Tennyson, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; special friends, Kimberly Caraway, Mark and Teesha Harwood and Greg Holden, all of Graysville; aunts, Anita Gibson, of Hixson, Tenn., and Leola Hindman, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.; and uncle, Doc Rivers, of Alexander, La.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Bishop Terry Bolton officiating. Interment will follow at Rogers Cemetery in Sale Creek, Tenn.

The family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, from noon to 2 p.m.

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Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, of Dayton.