Lynne Givens, wife of Sen. David Givens passes away

11/01/2017 05:44 PM

Lynne Givens, the wife of state Sen. David Givens, R-Greensburg, has passed away after a battle with cancer.

The Senate Republican leadership team issued a statement Wednesday afternoon offering their condolences.

“It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Lynne Givens, wife of our colleague and friend, Senator David Givens. We offer our sincerest condolences and sympathy for the family’s loss, and we ask that you please keep Senator Givens and his family in your prayers in this time of great need.”

Givens resigned his position in the Senate leadership team in June citing family reasons.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM, Central Time at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Greensburg, with visitation prior to the funeral at 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM.

There will also be a visitation on Sunday from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM Central Time at the Green County High School Gymnasium.

The family is expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Twisted Pink in support of breast cancer research, Hosparus of Green River or the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Nick Storm

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