Myrtle Givens of Smyrna, Del., passed away at home Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010.

She was 84.


Myrtle Givens of Smyrna, Del., passed away at home Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010.
She was 84.

Mrs. Givens was born Oct. 7, 1926 in Smyrna, the daughter of the late James T. and Mable Baker Truax.

She worked for Cooks of Dover for 17 years before retirement.

Mrs. Givens enjoyed reading, crocheting, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Givens in 1977.

She is survived by two sons and their wives, Jim and Edna Givens of Smyrna and Bob and Sue Givens of Smyrna; two sisters, Avis Reese of Dover, and Helen Spence of Winnsboro, La.; her grandchildren, Nicole Brittingham, Michelle Givens, Danielle Hopp and Michael Givens; and her great-grandchildren, Taylor and Sammy Brittingham and Aiden Givens.

Services will be Sunday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m., in the Faries Funeral Chapel, 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, where friends may call one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna.

Condolence letters may be sent by visiting www.fariesfuneralhome.com.