Cletus Givens

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Cletus N. Givens, 87, of Delta died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at Jackson Manor in Jackson.

He was born Jan. 3, 1918, at Delta, son of Ancil Ivan and Grace Wilson Smith Givens. He and Glenda A. Looney were married Jan. 18, 1945. She died Sept. 23, 1994.

Givens was a retired self-employed farmer. He was a member of and deacon at First Baptist Church in Delta.

Survivors include a son, Terry Givens of Whitewater; two daughters, Donna Seabaugh and Peggy Sherrill of Jackson; a brother, Chalk Givens of Glenallen, Mo.; a sister, Gladys Brown of Delta; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and a grandson.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., after 4 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Ron Schrum officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee.