Ruff Carroll Nivens, age 74 of Prescott, Arkansas, passed away, Monday, August 20, 2012 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born December 17, 1937 near Prescott to the late Ruff and Lillie Bell Loe Nivens. He was a retired electrician and a Baptist.
Preceding him in death were his parents, 5 Brothers, Wayne, Lyle, Keith, James and John Nivens. Also a sister, Linda Ann Hill.
His survivors include his wife of 44 years, Linda Nivens of Prescott
Stephaine Carol and husband Jerry Tucker of McCaskill, Arkansas
James Carroll and wife Leona Nivens of Prescott
3 Brothers, Leon and wife Nelda Nivens of Prescott
Harold Nivens of Prescott
Kenneth and wife Sandra Nivens of Prescott
4 sisters, Donita Salisbury of Hope
Donell and husband Marlon Gibson of Longview, Texas
Nina Beth and husband David Thompson of Blevins
Alita and husband Carl Sams of Prescott
1 grandson, James Caleb Nivens of Prescott
1 step- grandson, Chris Tucker of Houston, Texas
a special sister-in-law, Peggy Nivens of Hope
2 brother-in-laws, Doug and wife Jean Cornish of Nashville
Bobby Hill of Avinger, Texas
Numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of other family and friends.