Born on August 15, 1955, in Catron, she was the daughter of the late William Givens and Hattie (Rosten) Givens. On October 28, 1973, in Catron, she was untied in marriage to Freddie J. Patton, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are one daughter, Makeshia Latreece Patton of Malden; two sons, Demarcus Dean Patton and Derick Patton, both of Malden; four sisters, Patricia Leach and husband, Nemo, of Lilbourn, Bessie Graham and husband, David, of Louisville, Miss., Sherrian Givens of New Madrid and Terri Polk and husband, Terry, of Lilbourn; four brothers, Edgar Givens and wife, Rosie, of New Madrid, Danny Givens and wife, Joyce, of Columbia, Mo., Michael Givens of Phoenix, Ariz., and Tommy Lee Givens and wife, Daphne, of Jacksonville, N.C., two grandchildren, Deontae Patton and Jaedyn Oden, both of Malden and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation was held Thursday, January 19, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services followed immediately in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Arthur Lee Bell officiating. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery at Malden. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.