Major William P. Givens
Funeral Date: 8/19/2011

William Preston Givens age 81, of Warren Arkansas died Sunday, August 14th at home. He was born December 20th , 1929 in Bradley County Arkansas a son of the late James Doyle Givens and Willie Sarah Ritchey Givens. He was a farmer and a retired U.S. Army Major. He served continuously in the Army from 1947 until retirement in 1973. His military service included eleven years foreign service in Korea, Japan, Germany, Panama, Puerto Rico, and Vietnam. While in the Army, he attended Georgia State University, University of Arizona, Florida State University and University of Nebraska at Omaha. He also attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello after retirement. He held degrees from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Survivors include a daughter, Catherine Mary Givens Nagle and spouse Jeff Nagle of Ashburn, VA. A sister, Dorothy Givens Bryant and spouse Dr. J. Owen Bryant, Conway, AR. Private funeral services were held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Burial with military honors was in Ebenezer Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home.



Name: Charline Daniel
Message: Regret not being with you at this time. But thinking of you! I have a lot of good memories of you, Dorothy and Billy!!!