Funeral services will be held for Ronald Wayne Givens, 65, of Bogue Chitto on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 11 a.m. at  Canaan Missionary Baptist Church.

  Interment will follow in Davis Dickerson Family Cemetery.

   An oilfield supervisor for Nabors Offshore and Rough Edge Enterprise, he died July 13. He was born on January 13, 1954. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and especially spending time with his family.

  He is survived by his wife Juda Givens; sons Carlie Wayne (Christi) Givens, John Patrick (Michelle) Givens and Joshua Aaron (Whitney) Givens; brother Carlie Givens, Jr., sisters Betty Hall of Lucedale, Delilah (Joe) Hayes of Brookhaven, Rhoda Mae Sykes, Carrie Lee and sister-in-law Ann Givens; grandchildren Chris (Heather) Givens, Lexy (Taylor) Burt, Camy (Dylan) Foret, Wyatt Givens, Hunter Givens, Shana Givens, Lucy Givens, and great-grandchildren Carsyn Wayne Givens and Aubreigh Michelle Burt.

   He was preceded in death by his parents Carlie McLain and Susie Merle Green Givens; daughter Shana Faye Givens; grandson Joshua Levi Givens; sisters Frances Adams, Elaine Avery and brother William Givens.  

   Riverwood Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.