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Evelyn Morgan Givens
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Obituary for Evelyn Morgan Givens

DURHAM: Evelyn Morgan Givens, 97, passed away on November 22, 2017 at Croasdaile Village Retirement Community in Durham. She was born in Kershaw, SC the daughter of the late Adam and Mina Payne Morgan. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband, Edward Givens; and son, Donald Givens.

Evelyn graduated from high school in 1936 and went on to attend Beauty School. After graduation, she moved to Walterboro, SC where she met her husband of 69 years, Ed. After moving several times they settled in Durham in 1964. For many years Evelyn worked at Belk’s in downtown Durham followed by Upchurch Drugs where she retired. After her retirement she found great joy in keeping her grandchildren and great grandchildren, along with the husband. Together they were very active in the Amran Temple of the Shrine. Evelyn was a member of Bethesda Methodist Church and a courageous survivor of cancer of 25 years.

Ms. Givens is survived by her daughter, Margo G. Goehring; grandchildren, W. Edward Givens (Saundra), Bobbie C. Trammel (Ashley), Kassie Allen (Dante); and great-grandchildren, Kristina A. Givens, Blake Trammel, Alex Trammel, Huxley Trammel, Kaydon Allen, Makayla Allen.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, November 29th Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 to 1:50pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina: 3739 National Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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Visitation Prior to the Service




1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service




2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina


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