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Jayd Bivens

He was born Nov. 11, 1989, in Martin and grew up in Jackson, the son of Phillip Wayne Bivens and Michelle (Phegley) Morris. He graduated from Trinity Christian Academy in 2008. He attended Wharton Community College in Wharton, Texas, and then Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. They made their home in Texas, where he trained horses. They moved to the Pinson area in February 2014. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Weatherford, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Jacee Julianne (McAfee) Bivens of Pinson; his parents, Phillip and Tracey Bivens of Martin and Michelle and Kyle Morris of Jacks Creek; and his sister, Aalia Bivens of Martin. His grandparents are Laurine Roach and the late Gary Roach of Pinson and Donna Bivens and the late Jimmie Bivens of Pilot Oak, Ky.; and his great-grandmother is Thelma “Nanny” Ward of Weatherford.  
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Casey Chapel in Henderson, with Gary Ward and Kyle Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Mifflin Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Casey Chapel 5-8 p.m. Saturday.