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Ethel Ruth Pralow Jivers

(March 29, 1952 – June 10, 2017)

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Viewing Location: leevy's Funeral Home
Viewing Date and Time: Wednesday, 06/14/2017,5:00 p.m.
Funeral Location: Brookland Baptist Church, West Columbia
Funeral Date and Time: Thursday, 06/15/2017,2:00 p.m.
Interment Location: Celestial Memorial Gardens

Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Ruth Pralow Jivers will be held Thursday 2:00 p.m. (viewing 1:00 p.m.) at the Brookland Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Celestial Memorial Gardens. Public viewing will be held today from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel.
Surviving are her sons, Charles Pralow and Jason Brown; daughter, Sharounda Brown; brother, Stanley Golston; six grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Jivers family just read about the Ethel, sending heartfelt prayers. I attended school with Ethel and twice we were neighbors.

Martha of South Carolina
Posted on: 2017-06-26 17:38:50

My condolences to the family at this time (Psalms 55:22). Sincerely, Amy Edwards

Amy Edwards of
Posted on: 2017-06-18 18:38:02

To The Jivers Family, You have my deepest sympathy. May the God of all comfort Jehovah ( Psalm 83 : 18 ), comfort you with the resurrection hope found in the Bible at, John 5 : 28, 29 and Revelation 21 : 4. Take comfort in Jesus ' words very soon they will be fulfilled. There are many comforting scriptures on the resurrection hope, please visit our website at www.jw.org for more information.

M Jones of Louisiana
Posted on: 2017-06-18 01:41:56

ONE OF MY VERY BEST FRIENDS !!!! WORKED WITH HER FOR 35 YEARS AT ETV ...EAT LUNCH WITH HER FOR 35 YEARS LOVED HER FROM THE FIRST GIT GO !! SHE LOVINGLY ALWAYS TOLD ME I WAS HER FAVORITE HONKY AND IM PROUD I WAS !! WHAT A GREAT FRIEND,BUDDY, GOD, I WILL MISS HER..."GREAT PERSON" IF ANYONE GETS IN HEAVEN IT WILL MY ETH-MAE

don kirkland of blythewood
Posted on: 2017-06-16 02:42:58

I will always remember Ethel Ruth for her pleasant personality and contagious smile. I'm going to remember her with love and adoration in my heart. She will be sorely missed by many. May God bless and keep you all. Johnny and Ruby Brown

Johnny BROWN of Covington
Posted on: 2017-06-15 22:08:20

I am so sorry to learn that ETHEL has passed away. She was one of the nicest people that worked there. She was always smiling and fun to be around. I worked there almost 35 yrs.

PECK JACKSON of Gilbert S.C.
Posted on: 2017-06-15 16:42:17

To: The Pralow & Jivers Families, Ms. Ethel Ruth Pralow Jivers was such a lovely woman. I often think about all the times she has met and greet me with a hug and a smile every time I was at Brookland. She was such a pleasure to have around. I have learned so much from her and will remember her always. May God comfort, strengthen and keep you today and always.

Lisa C Jenkins of Columbia, MD
Posted on: 2017-06-15 15:44:31

My love and prayers are with you all. Ms. Et has left a big hole in our hearts yet I am grateful for being able to know such a strong and amazing woman. And moreso that she is no longer suffering. Ms. Et you fought and won and now you can rest in peace. I can only hope to be half the you are. I love you all and am praying for your strength. Love Victoria

Victoria Caldwell of Irvine, CA
Posted on: 2017-06-15 15:24:37

Really sad to hear of rhe passing of Ethel I will miss her smile and our conversations my mother also send her condolences, she was a good person

Angela Moore of West Columbia, S.C.
Posted on: 2017-06-15 14:19:31

My condolence to the family I am glad for the time I had with Ethel. She was a women of God with a loving caring heart, always shared that special smile with everyone. Will miss you Ethel Love You Pamela S. Taylor

Pamela Taylor of Winston-Salem
Posted on: 2017-06-15 13:44:01

My condolence goes out to the family. Mrs. Ethel was a blessing to all that she came in contact with. She will be missed.

Rochelle of
Posted on: 2017-06-15 12:09:41

My condolence goes out to the family .The first day I meet Mrs.Ethel she was a new friend that God had sent my way.

Tonya Tisdale of Columbia
Posted on: 2017-06-15 11:57:16

Mrs Ethel will be missed by many of us in the community

Dexter Greene of WEST COLUMBIA
Posted on: 2017-06-15 06:16:19

Ette was a loving and caring person. She always had a smile on her face to brighten your day. My condolences to the family.

Angie Mumford of Perry Hall MD
Posted on: 2017-06-15 01:29:39

Ms. Ethel was so good to me. She was a great confidant and a solid shoulder to lean on. Her words of encouragement still resonate in me to this day. You will always have a special place in my heart.

Deidra Taylor of Columbia, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-15 01:13:23

Ethel Jivers will be missed by me as well as all the seniors at our senior center. I wish to extend my hear felt condolences to her family on their loss. Although she has been called home, Her Spirit lingers on and her goodness of heart touched many people.

shirley collins of Columbia
Posted on: 2017-06-15 01:02:11

My condolences to you and your family. Your mother and grandmother was such a beautiful person. Always a smile God have a beautiful rose in his garden.

Darlene Earle of South Carolina
Posted on: 2017-06-14 23:29:46

Beautiful and loving person. I will miss you ❤

Sandi Briscoe of Ormond, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-14 22:38:56

So sorry for your loss. May the God of All Comfort sustain you during this most difficult time (Rev. 21:4).

Anne of Kingstree, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-14 20:32:45

Mrs. Ethel was a beautiful loving mother, grandmother and a strong woman. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone, a part of us went with you the day God took you home..If Tears could build a stairway and heartaches make a lane, we'd walk our way to heaven, and bring you back again. In life we love you dearly, and in death we love you still, and heart you hold a place no one could ever feel..you shall be missed, but never forgotten..R.I.P.

Elizabeth Richardson of Columbia, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-14 19:04:26

Sorry about your loss. Ethel was a very humble and loving person!! She will be missed by all!! My condolences goes out to the family. May God continual blessing be upon you and may you find peace and comfort in her memory!!

Ojetta O'Bryant of Columbia
Posted on: 2017-06-14 18:03:02

Mrs. Ethel was one of the sweetest person I have met. She had the biggest loveing heart always there to help you. You will be truly miss. Rest in heaven. May God comfort your family in this time of need.

Kimberley Wilson of Irmo
Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:48:08

To the family of Ethel Jivers As you know as well as many more of us know, God has added one more Angel in His Heaven. With heavy hearts we know that this Angel Is now at peace and resting with no more pain or sorrows. We also know that she is walking around Heaven with no assistance with her beautiful smile placed upon her face. I share your sorrow and pain today. Your mom was a lovely person and fought a good battle. We will all miss her. May God give you all the peace and comfort you need at this time.

Betty Jones Adams of Columbia, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:16:29

My thoughts and prayers include your family during this period of bereavement. Wraparound Love!

Marilyn Hopson of Columbia
Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:15:57

We have you in our earnest of prayers and you have all our love.

Dr. Travien L. of Capers
Posted on: 2017-06-14 13:22:45

Please accept my condolences during this time of distress. While it is indeed sad that you are mourning the loss of your dear Ethel, it saddens God more. In the days ahead, you will continue to reflect on her seemingly small, yet precious memories. This is occurs especially when we experience the loss of someone loved. However, take confidence in knowing that just as you have memories, almighty God remembers too. The difference is, God can and will restore perfect life to those in His memory as explained in the faith strengthening video link below** vimeo.com/203513162

Curleen of
Posted on: 2017-06-14 12:18:30

It is with my sincere prayer that God will see you through this trying time. We thank God for His faithfulness and for the life that he allowed Mrs.Ethel to have lived. Just know that He will not put no more on you than you can bear. Love you all much.

Reverend JoAnn Boards of Columbia, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-14 11:51:13

May God comfort you. There are no words that can ease your pain. Remember to turn to God for your strength. Keep your hands in His Hands. He will pull you through. I'm praying for you and your family.

Barbara Johnson Goodwin of Columbia
Posted on: 2017-06-14 02:55:10

We are sorry for your loss,hope you will find joy in knowing that Ethel, is sleeping safely in Jesus arms .

Ernest&Elizabeth Adams of Columbi S.C. 29223
Posted on: 2017-06-14 01:54:38

Harry, Sharounda and Jason know that you are in my prayers. I thank God for allowing me to have known and shared with Ethel during this journey of life. Be encouraged, God is our refuge!

Averylin Pearson of Columbia
Posted on: 2017-06-14 01:24:23

We are sorry for you loss. Your Family will be in our thoughts, our hearts and in our prayers. Just remember that time and prayer are the keys to healing pain. God Bless.

Johney & Tanyua Williams of Columbia, S.C.
Posted on: 2017-06-13 20:34:13

I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.

M Jones of New Bern, NC
Posted on: 2017-06-13 16:20:15

My Love and Prayers are for the Family. The GOD she served will give you peace and comfort during your time of sadness.

Virginia Chapman of Irmo, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-13 13:39:33

I am sorry for the family's loss. The passing of someone you love can be a very hard thing to cope with. Perhaps you can find some solace in the resurrection hope mentioned in the Bible at Isaiah 25:8 : He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” My deepest sympathy to you all.

Sammi of
Posted on: 2017-06-13 13:31:27

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Ethel. Ms Ethel as we refer to her at our Senior Citizen gatherings. Such as strong, pleasant and giving individual. I will truly miss her getting a hug from her whenever we saw each other. Rest in peace Ethel and may God's presence bring peace and comfort to your family.

Beryle Rice Browman of Columbia, SC
Posted on: 2017-06-13 12:57:33

My condolences in the loss of your loved one. I would like to share some encouraging thoughts from the Bible. The pain of grief we feel when our loved ones die can sometimes be unbearable. The comforting words from our heavenly father Jehovah found at Isaiah 25:8; He (God) will swallow up death forever. And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe the tears from all faces, and Psalm 34:18; Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit, will help you to cope with the grief and sadness now and in the days ahead.

J/C/ of S.C.
Posted on: 2017-06-13 12:04:08

You have our deepest sympathy and condolences in the loss of your loved one. Jehovah God made a promise to us all at Revelation 21:3-4 states, And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Very soon now, we will never experience losing our loved ones in death

J/C/ of S.C.
Posted on: 2017-06-13 12:02:37

The loss of a cherished loved one is the most devastating experiences a family can face. At times, the loss may seem unbearable. Please know that there are people who care and more importantly Psalm 34:18 tells us that "God is near to those that are broken at heart. He is the God of all comfort. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time of grief.

Williams Family of
Posted on: 2017-06-13 02:04:51

It is with our sincere prayer that God will see you all through this trying time. Ethel will truly be missed, she was such an inspiration to us all an bought joy to our hearts. Rest my sister

Carlton/Wanda Harris of Elgin SC
Posted on: 2017-06-12 20:36:29

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