Funeral services for Peggye Anne Matthews Rivers, 79, were held September 6, at Friendship Church of the Nazarene, in Robeline, with the Rev. James Ericson officiating. Burial followed at the Friendship Cemetery under the direction of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home of Natchitoches. Mrs. Rivers passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Christus Highland Medical Center in Shreveport after a brief illness. Survivors include Wayne Rivers and wife, Cindy, of Kingwood, Texas, and Elaine Sandifer and husband, John, of Natchitoches; grandchildren, Sylvia Krkoska, Brooke Roark, Leslie Roark and Christian Walters, Mitch Rivers and wife, Cari, Spencer Rivers and wife, Whitney, Chelsea Rivers, Leon Norsworthy and wife, Hanna, and Matt Branam; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Jane Larpenter and husband, Jerry; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Matthews and Betty Matthews; and nieces and nephews and first cousins who were all very special to her. Mrs.