Emma Givens

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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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.

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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.