Sylvia Alice Rivers Tywater

Sylvia Alice Rivers Tywater, age 79 of Franklin, Tenn., passed away November 8, 2022. Lifelong resident of Williamson County, TN.

She was a graduate of Franklin High School. Member of the Daughters of the Confederacy. Preceded in death by husband of 61+ years, Leon D. Tywater, Sr.; parents, Dan and Barbara Chadwell Rivers; sister, Fannie Ladd and brother, Dan Walker “Sonny” Rivers. Survived by: sons, Lee (Laura) Tywater and Andy (Laura) Tywater; daughter, Deanna (Rick) Bevels; brother, Will (Marie) Rivers; sisters, Mattie Evelyn Davenport and Joyce Ragsdale; grandchildren, Chloe, Carson, Houston, Molly, John-Adam, Maggie and Thomas; great grandchildren, Bennett, Graham and Eleanor.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday, November 11, 2022 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Pastor Andy Huddleston and Sister Inez Jones officiating. Interment Williamson Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Carson Tywater, John-Adam Bevels, Houston Tywater, Bo Rivers, Matthew Rivers and Armin Smailhodzic. Nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Daughters of the Confederacy. Visitation will be 4-8PM Thursday and noon until service time on Friday at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289 williamsonmemorial.com