Betty Givens

Betty Givens Obituary

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Age - 89

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August 26, 2023

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Carrollton, KY

Betty Marie Hopper Givens, 89, of Echols, KY, passed peacefully on July 23, 2023 in Frankfort, KY with her family at her side. She was born on October 5, 1933 in Hartford, KY to her late parents John Hopper and Pauline Watson. She grew up in Ohio County where she met her late husband, William T. Givens. They were married on March 7, 1953 for 51 years until his passing. Betty graduated valedictorian from Rockport High School in 1952, she was of the Baptist faith, traveled the world as a military wife and was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, canning, playing Bingo, and her biggest hobby was watching Kentucky Wildcat Basketball. Betty enjoyed working crosswords, watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, reading books, coloring, and going on adventures with her children and grandchildren. She loved fried green tomatoes and banana milkshakes. Those left to mourn her passing who knew her as Mother, Sister, Aunt, Memaw and friend; Her siblings Lewis Hopper; Quarryville, PA Richard (Jane) Hopper; Beaver Dam, KY Shirley Himes; Beaver Dam, KY, Susann McEuen; Sandborn, IN, Edward Ray (Kathy) Hopper, Rockport, KY Melinda Rose Watson, Martel Mitchell, Hilda (Bobby) Funk; Her Children, Jequita Morgan; Owenton, KY, Debbie (David) Wilhoite, Carrollton, KY, Jimmy (Pam) Givens, Hartford, KY, Billy Givens, Echols, KY; Her Grandchildren, Amanda (Howard) Rice; Bethlehem, KY, Crystal (Dave) Trimble, Carrollton, KY, Brooke Herndon (Jesse), Owenton, KY, Courtney Givens; Beaver Dam, KY, Nathan Wilhoite; Carrollton, KY, Hannah Beebout, Rosine, KY; Her Great Grand Children, Brayden, Eli, Christian, Brinley, Aiden, Avah, Harlan, Braylen, Emily, Chad, Gillian, Ashley, Jesse Jr. , Liam, Kayden; Her Great Great-Grandchildren, Colton, Westin, Rohan, Kyia, Sophia; A host of nieces, nephews and friends. Nurse Paige, Nurse Amy, and everyone caring for her at the Owenton Health and Rehabilitation Center and all the friends she made while she was there. She was preceded in death by her husband, her sister, Johnnie Hurt, and her beloved daughter-in-law Sherry Lynn Givens. Services will be held at 1 PM Saturday, July 29, 2023 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, KY. Burial will follow in Echols Cemetery. Friends may visit with Betty’s family from 10AM until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family of Betty Marie Hopper Givens by visiting her memorial tribute at www. danksfuneralhome. com.

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