Clara Bell Givens


Clara Bell Givens,age 90, passed away on August 20, 2022. Clara was born on May 23, 1932 in Biscoe, AR to John and Lorene Kennedy.

Clara was a member of The Oasis of Love Church where she served on The Mothers Board, YWCC, Usher Board, Sunday Breakfast, Christmas Give A Away, Women’s Day Choir and Charity Ministry. She loved going to Mansfield Senior games and shopping at the Flea Market.

She worked many years at Mansfield Tire Company and did a lot of community service.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James T. Givens Sr.;beloved son, Carey Jennings and sister, Zenobia Roetzell.

Clara is survived by her daughters, Patricia(Marvin) O’Daniel and Brenda Givens; son, James T. Givens Jr.; special nieces, Beverly Anderson and Martha Jones; friends, Theresa and Ben Williams Jr.; special cousins, Marilyn Claybrook Wells, Charles Claybrook and William Claybrook and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her Oasis Family including Co Pastor Shirley Jordan.

Visitation 10:00am and Home Going Service 11:00am Monday, August 29, 2022 at The Oasis of Love 190 Chester Ave. Interment at Mansfield Cemetery.

Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD (formerly Williams Funeral Services) 753 McPherson St.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Debbie S Jefferson

    Was a beautiful angel rest in paradise

  2. Sending condolences and prayers to the family of Clara Bell Givens. A beautiful person at all times.

  3. Kim Hairston-Dismuke & Family

    Clara was a very pleasant person. Full of life and was fun to be around. Praying for the Family.

  4. Rita Shoulders and Family.

    I am so sorry for your loss.She was with our family for years.She love my mother and my mother love her.z
    She was as our house all most ever days.So sweetheart Rest In Heaven.Praying For The Family.Love You.❤️.

  5. Sorry for your loss. God bless you.

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