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October 12, 2016

Bertie Cline Givens, 93, of 516 E. Kline Street, died, Wednesday October 12, 2016 at her residence. She was born May 21, 1923 in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late Joe and Bertha Cline. In addition to her parents she was preceded in the death by her husband Samuel T. Givens, Sr. in 1979; two daughters, Ruby Weese and JoAnn Gibson; a grandson, Josh Wells and five sisters and two brothers. Mrs. Givens was employed by the former K-Mart in Covington for a number of years. She was a member of Solid Rock Ministries that she loved dearly and had served as the Church Secretary for over 40 years. She loved shopping and taking family trips. Surviving are four daughters, Bertha Wells and her husband Larry of Danese, WV; Kathy Gibson and her husband Vance of Covington; Louise Ruble of Salem, and Nancy Phillips and her husband Buck of Covington; two sons, Samuel Thomas Givens, Jr. and Greg A. Givens and his wife Nancy, all of Covington; two sons in law, David Weese and Buddy Gibson and his wife Carlene all of Covington;16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren, and 11 great great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews, including a special nephew Ernest Sizemore of Clifton Forge. The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the Solid Rock Ministries with Pastor Pam Irvine officiating. The interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Givens' grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be Saturday evening, October 15, 2016 at the Arritt Funeral Home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM and at other times at the at the home of Kathy and Vance Gibson, 1210 N. Alleghany Ave., Covington, VA 24426. Memorial donations in Mrs. Givens' name may be made to either Mountain Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24426 or to Solid Rock Ministries, 610 S. Alleghany Ave, Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Sunday, October 16, 2016 Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Visition Saturday, October 15, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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