Bivins laid to rest

by Larry Lemmons
Newschannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - Former State Senator Teel Bivins has been laid to rest.

This afternoon, after a private interment at Llano Cemetery, the Bivins family gathered with friends for a public service at St. Andrews Episcopal Church.

Former White House Senior Advisor Karl Rove spoke at the service. Bivins, who served in the State Senate 14 years, and was an Ambassador to Sweden was known for his passionate support for education in Texas.