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Florence Givens

Submitted by Beverly Berry


The Van Buren County Democrat - Friday, July 18, 1941

Obiturary–Florence Givens--1872-1941 of Van Buren County, Arkansas.
Mrs. Florence Givens who made her home with her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Jones of Scotland, died suddenly and seemingly without pain while eating dinner Thursday, July 17. She had been a sufferer of heart trouble for several years, yet her death was a shock since she seemed to be improving. She was born near Caledonia, Mississippi on June 22, 1972, and was 69 years and 25 days old. She came to Arkansas with her parents when about 10 years of age and has lived here in or near this community since, with the exception of a few years spent in Oklahoma. She leaves two sons to mourn her death, Oscar of Gracemont, Okla. and Marvin of Pocassett, Okla. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and five nieces and nephews as follows: Mrs. W.T. White and Mrs. John Riley, Armstead and Gamble Stanley, of Saltillo, Miss., Mrs. Eula Belle Boren of Boston, Ga., Mrs. Frances Berry of Scotland, Mrs. Tishia Lowe of Formosa, George and Exam Egger of Cleveland, Wes Egger of Bixby, Oklahoma, and Ed Egger of Bigelow, Ark. Mrs. Givens made a profession of religion in early life. She was a Christian woman and a good neighbor, always ready and willing to help those in need. She will be sadly missed by her relatives and friends. She was laid to rest at the Foster Cemetery, Saturday, July 19, amid a sorrowing group of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by, Eld. S.S. Patton, burial in charge of, Reid's Funeral Home.