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Cynthis Larue "Boots" Shivers

Cynthia Larue Boots Shivers, 91, of Fannett, died at her sons home, Saturday, July 6, 2013. She was born on February 14, 1922, in Tyler, to Cricket Malone Browning and Rufus Franklin Browning. She spent her younger years in Van, Texas, where she graduated from high school in 1940. After marrying, she moved to Freeport when her husband completed his service during World War II. They later moved to Winnie, finally settling in Fannett in 1950, where she raised her children and spent her remaining years. Mrs. Shivers was a devoted member of First Baptist Church in Fannett. She will be remembered for her fried pies and for being an excellent cook, as well as for her selflessness, generosity, and service to others. Mrs. Shivers was a member of the sewing group in Hamshire and a member of TOPS. She is survived by her sons, Jerry Don Shivers and his wife, Anne, of Fannett and Dale Shivers and his wife, Lana, of Katy; grandchildren, Alicia Bourgeois and her husband, John; Adam Shivers and his wife, Susan; Matt Shivers and his wife, Sarah; and Mandy Wendt and her husband, Ryan; eleven great-grandchildren, Emma, Grace, Luke, Ethan, Jackson, and Hudson Shivers, Owen and Chase Wendt, Johnny and Katie Bourgeois, and Keeley Bourgeois-Buescher; numerous nieces and nephews; and other family members and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Shivers; brother, T.J. Browning; and sisters, Naomi McDow and Virginia Baldridge. A gathering of Mrs. Shiver's family of friends will be from 5:00 p. m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Broussard's, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 17019 Highway 124, Fannett, with interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Fannett; 17019 Highway 124, Beaumont, Texas 77705 or to Hamshire-Fannett Education Fund, P.O. Box 223 Hamshire, Texas 77622. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.

Funeral Home

Broussard's Mortuary
134 W Buccaneer Winnie, TX 77665
(409) 296-2211

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 8, 2013
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