Myra Ann “Annie” Givens

Published 6:00 am Monday, February 4, 2002

Services for Myra Ann “Annie” Givens of Duncan are 10 a.m.,Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inAntioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Lawrence County.

Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. untilservice time at the funeral home.

Miss Givens, 81, died Feb. 3, 2002, at Clarksdale Hospital. Shewas born in Lawrence County on Nov. 22, 1920, to Scott Givens andElizabeth Howell Givens.

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She was disabled. She enjoyed sewing, bingo, and other tablegames. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her sister, LucilleGivens-Harris Radford; her brother, John W. Givens; her halfbrother and sisters, Joe Givens, Marshall Givens, Virgil Givens, EdGivens, Washington “Wash” Givens, Cliff Givens, Alice Givens Eaton,Nell Givens Holmes, and Ellie Givens Crotty.

Survivors are her sisters, Rosalie Givens Alderman and husbandEdwin of Hope, Ark., Minnie Ruth Givens-Hill Alderman and husbandJames of Albuquerque, N.M., and Lillian Givens-Taylor Rogers andhusband Billy Charles of Andrews, Texas; her nieces and nephew,Linda Alderman Horn of Huntsville, Ala., Libby Alderman Benson ofDoniphan, Mo., Rebecca Alderman Walker of Albuquerque, N.M.,Charles Rogers of Midland, Texas, Sara Rogers Rose and Kathleen H.Palmer, both of Plano, Texas, and Melinda Rogers Young of Andrews,Texas.

Pallbearers will be Walter Givens Jr., Mitchell Givens, WilmerHowell, Bufford Howell Jr., Norris Thompson and Jessie Earl Givens.Honorary pallbearers will be Edwin A. Alderman, James O. Alderman,Billy Charles Rogers, Cliff Givens, and Jimmy Howell.