Alice Searcy Givens

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Services for Alice Searcy Givens, of Monticello, are 2 p.m.Monday, March 12, at Carmel Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Givens, 87, died March 10, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn in Baskin, La., on Sept. 26, 1919, to Leon Searcy and EffieCheek Searcy.

She was retired after 35 years as a bookkeeper with Sears. Shewas a member of Carmel Baptist Church in Monticello.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Shelton P.Givens; her brothers, Stanley Searcy, Ernest Searcy and HerschelSearcy; and her sisters, Minnie Brown, Blanch Stephenson and HazelStephenson.

Survivors are her daughters, Joann Givens Ortega, of Monticello,and Gail Givens Howell, of Moss Point; her granddaughters, BeverlyH. Hanson and husband Johnny, Melanie H. Reitz and husband Dave,Kimberly H. Scott and husband Mark, Renee O. Mancini and husbandRichard, Dana O. Hajovsky and Kerri O. Smith and husband Michael;her grandsons, Allen and Alex Reitz, and Jaime Ortega; hergreat-grandchildren, Emily and Brianna Hajovsky, Richard andMichelle Mancini, Britnye, Toby and Hilary Sartain, Shea, Rae andOlivia Hanson, Linzi Smith; and her great-great-grandchildren,Jayden Bannister, Corbyn Fryfogole and Braden Mancini.