Clara M. Givens
SPARTA — Clara M. Givens, 92, of Sparta died Wednesday, April 9, 2008, in the emergency room at Morrow County Hospital.
She was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Tazewell County, Va., to the late Jonah Brown “J.B.” and Barbara E. (Waldron) Linkous. She was a member of the Sparta Advent Christian Church and worked for Highland Schools as a cook.
She is survived by sons, Charles Givens and Don Givens; daughters, Jean Robinson and Gladys Belcher; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward Linkous and George Linkous; and sister, Gladys Lambert of Mount Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Worley Givens; granddaughter, Clarissa Givens; great-granddaughter, Holly Johnson; and two brothers.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dale Givens and Pastor Carl Hankins officiating. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Sparta Advent Christian Church, P.O. Box 34, Sparta, OH 43350. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.