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Emma Givens

Nov. 21, 1934 – April 8, 2020

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Emma Hunt Givens, 85, of Natchez, who passed on April 8, 2020, in Jackson, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Natchez, with burial to follow under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home. Viewing will be from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Marshall Funeral Home Natchez Chapel.

Mrs. Givens was born in Natchez on Nov. 21, 1934, to Minnie Thomas and Fred Hunt.

She was preceded in death by his parents and grandmother, Beatrice Green; one daughter, Debra Ann Hawkins; one son, Roger Lee Givens; a sister, Elizabeth Dunmore; and two brothers, Leroy Hunt and Wilbert Ford.

Emma leaves to cherish her memories: four daughters: Linda Blanton, Minnie Morris, and Dorothy Bates all of Natchez, MS, and Sharon Hawkins of Jackson, MS; four sons, Dewitt (Charene) Givens of D’Iberville, MS, Jerry (Shirley) Givens and Maurice (Jackie) Hawkins both of Natchez, MS, and Larry Givens of Atlanta, GA; two special grandchildren, Nedrick and NedKeidra Hawkins both of Jackson, MS; one sister, Lamart J. Whitt of St. Louis, MO; a host of other grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.