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Carol Rider

A graveside service for Carol Rider, of Groves, Texas, are 2p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Holly Springs Baptist Church inBrookhaven with burial in the church cemetery. A funeral servicewill be held in Groves on Tuesday. Brookhaven Funeral Home is incharge of local arrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1 until 2 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Rider, 68, died Feb. 28, 2009, at her residence in Groves.She was born on April 16, 1940, to Marvin Harry Sandifer Sr. andMary Inez Sandifer.

She was retired from the FINA Refinery in Groves.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a brother, TommySandifer; and a sister, Shirley King.

Survivors are her daughters, Donna Cannon, of Shelbyville,Texas, Connie Diane Laverne and Patricia Doucett, both of Groves;her brothers, Marvin Harry Sandifer Jr., of Brookhaven, and RichardNeal Sandifer, of Spring, Texas; her 16 grandchildren; and her 19great-grandchildren.