February 12, 2019
Ancil Elvin "Jivy" Jividen, 83, Hurricane, WV, entered into the presence of his Lord on February 12, 2019. He was preceded in death by parents, Oshel and Hazel Lunsford Jividen and sister, Eunice Stone. Jivy, as known to his Union Carbide family, retired in 1993 from the World Headquarters in Danbury, CT. Ancil traveled to other countries and many states distributing the Word of God through The Gideons International, of which he was a member for 39 years. Elvin is survived by his wife of 62 years, Faye Sigman Jividen; daughter, Joy (Paul) Platte, Winfield; sons, Lane (Mary Jo) Jividen, Winfield and Mark Jividen, Hurricane. Grandchildren, Jonathan Platte of Nagoya, Japan, Ashley (Justin) Holt of San Antonio, TX, Kasey (Karol) Szlachta of Memphis, TN, Korey (David) Holliday of Bidwell, OH and Cam (Maggie Jividen) of Nitro, WV. Great-Grandchildren, Alexis, Logan, Alistair and another Blessing coming in June. Brothers, Vernon (Hilda) of Cross Lanes, Olin (Sue) of Eleanor, Merrill (Patty) of Red House, Glennis (Belinda) of Kenova, and Veril (Donna) of Scott Depot. Homegoing services will be held at 11am Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane with Pastors Delbert Hawley and Ron McClung officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens, Red House. Visitation will be held from 6:30-8:30pm Friday at the funeral home. You may visit his tribute page at ChapmanFuneralHomes.com to share your memories of Jivy with the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214, or Hospice, 1606 Kanawha Blvd, West Charleston, WV 25387. The family wishes to thank the Memory Care staff of Bellaire for their kind service these past six months. Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane is honored to serve the Jividen family.
Ancil Elvin "Jivy" Jividen, 83, Hurricane, WV, entered into the presence of his Lord on February 12, 2019. He was preceded in death by parents, Oshel and Hazel Lunsford Jividen and sister, Eunice Stone. Jivy, as known to his Union Carbide... View Obituary & Service Information
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