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Patricia Givens

February 19, 1955 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 67)


Patricia Lynn Bluford Givens was born February 19, 1955 to the late Floyd Bluford, Sr. and Mable Lee Wade Bluford in Monroe, Louisiana. She went home to be with our Heavenly Father July 9th, 2022, after a lengthy illness at Ochsner LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Patricia was a 1974 graduate of Carroll High School.  She worked for many years at the Oaks Nursing Home and Cornerstone Hospital until an illness prevented her from working.

She was united in Holy Matrimony with Lavell Givens where three children were born. She was proceeded in death by her father, Floyd Bluford Sr.; her mother, Mable Lee Wade Bluford; her aunt, Naomi Queen; her sister, JoAnn Rogers; her brother, Floyd Bluford Jr.; and her nephew, Dorian Bluford.

Patricia leaves to cherish her memories: her children, Tralynda Givens, Lavell Givens Jr. and TraRay Givens, all of Monroe, Louisiana; her Sisters, Franceska Wadley (Cleotis), Debra Cooper, Sandra Bluford; her brothers, Ronnie Bluford (Cheryl) of North Carolina;  Gregory Bluford, Derrick Bluford, Reginald Bluford of Monroe, Louisiana; 11 grandchildren, Horatio Jackson, Camryn Jackson, Justin Givens, Amaya Jackson, Kurstin Cooper, Makayla Jackson, Kristen Cooper, Takayla Hines, JaCameo Hines, Jauhari Jones, and TaRayah Givens.

She left behind her only living aunt Barbara Jean Bailey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and friends. She also leaves behind special friends, Barbara Ross, Gloria Moffett Ross, Margaret Kelly, and Rebecca Hullaby (Landers).

Ms. Patricia loved to spend time with family and friends, and she had a passion for cooking for the ones she loved her beautiful spirit will be greatly missed and cherished.

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July 19, 2022

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
McFarland Funeral Companies
1901 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202

Celebration of Life
July 20, 2022

2:00 PM
Greater Free Gift Baptist Church
5510 US Highway 165 S
Monroe, LA 71202

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