Pleasant Greene Givens, life-long resident of the
Mt.Vernon community and a representative of a
pioneer local family, died unexpectedly at today at his home at 7l8 E.
Fourth St. He would have been 74 years old on Tuesday of the coming
He had been ill for seven years following a stroke of paralysis
but his condition had not been viewed as critical in recent weeks.
Mr. Givens was a former member of the custodial staff of Mt.Vernon school city, a position he held for 17
years prior to his illness.
Previous to his empoyment by the school
city he was a Black township farmer and for a number of years was employed by
the former Klein & WasemGrovery
He was a member of the Mt.PleasantGeneralBaptistChurch.
The body is at the Short Niehaus Funeral
Home and will remain there through the funeral service to be conducted at Monday by Rev. E. P. Nay, First christian Church minister, in theShort-Niehaus chapel. Burial will be in
the wife, Elva Orman Givens; three sons, Charles O.
Givens, Mt.Vernon manager of the Mt.Vernon plant of Advance Manufacturing Co., Albert L. Givens, Evansville, and George S. Givens, Alexandria, La; a daughter Mrs. O. E. Stancil, Kansas City, Mo., and eight grandchildren.