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Zenus Nelson Givens

Submitted by Beverly Berry


The Van Buren County Democrat----May 13, 1927

Obiturary of-- ZENUS NELSON GIVENS of Van Buren County, Arkansas - May 13, 1927 - Scotland News Notes - Uncle Zenus Givens, age 93, departed this life at three-o'clock Saturday afternoon, May 7th. Uncle Zenus was born in Lowndes county, Miss. Sept. 12, 1833. He made a profession of religion at an early day and identified himself with the Cumberland Presbyterian church. His life was ever in keep with the profession made. He served through the Civil War, being identified with the Confederacy. For several years prior to his death he had been an invalid. He is survived by one daughter, two grandsons and a host of friends. Interment took place at the Foster cemetery, funeral services being conducted by, Hon. M. B. Lefler of Clinton.

Note: Zena Givens is the husband of Margaret Ann "Florence" Kolb Egger Givens.