2015-02-04 / Obituaries


Mrs. Rose Marie Givens, age 70, of Colquitt died Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Miller Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held Monday, February 2, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Waldean officiating. Interment followed at Mothers Home Cemetery .

Pallbearers were Matt Harrell, Gaylon Harrell, Zachery Givens, Rae Givens, Jamie Givens, and Jason Clenney. Honorary pall bearers were Zachory Johnson, Preston Johnson, Casey Givens, Jacob Duke, and Bo Bailey.

Mrs. Givens was a member of Unity Church of God in Iron City. She retired from Memorial Hospital as housekeeping supervisor.

She is survived by her husband, Oscar “Jr.” Givens of Brinson; two sons, Tony (Stephanie) Givens of Georgetown, and Jeff (Lashia) Givens of Bainbridge; 11 grandchildren, Zach Givens, Kaley Givens, Macey Givens, Casey Givens, Zachory Johnson, Preston Johnson, Jacob Duke, Katie Duke, Brooke Bailey, Carole Leigh Bailey, and Bo Bailey; one greatgrandson, Braxton Lee Givens; one brother, William (Linda) Owens of Dawson; and two sisters, Ollie Holt of Colquitt and Martha Harris of Dawson.

Mrs. Givens was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Martha Owens; one sister, Mary Mc- Guire; and three brothers, J.E. Owen, Henry Owen, and Earl D. Owens.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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