James “Nick” Nivens, age78, passed away Tuesday April 19, 2022 in Jemison, AL. he was born on February 27, 1944 to his parents, James “Dutch” and Pauline Plyler Nivens, and both have preceded him. He is also preceded in death by grandchildren Chelsea McCord and Dakota Nivens. He is survived by his sisters Paula Starnes (John) and Kathy Robinson (Jon); children Nicole Tillman (Daniel), Danny Nivens (Michelle), Rachel McCord (Alan), and Heath Nivens (Tasha); grandchildren, Evan Tillman, Olivia Tillman, Clay Nivens, Kaylee Nivens, Cody McCord (Caty), Colin McCord and Lucas Nivens; and special friends Randy and Jennifer Nichols. He will be laid to rest at the Alabama National Cemetery Monday, April 25, 2022 at 11:45 am.