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Alvin Giddens
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1893
Death: Nov. 22, 1949

Ocilla Star December 1, 1949

Funeral Services Held Thursday for Alvin Giddens

Funeral services for Alvin Giddens, 55, who died Tuesday afternoon, November 22, 1949, at his home after an extended illness, were held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. E. L. Henderson, pastor and Rev. John D. Paulk of Valdosta, officiating. Burial was in the churchyard cemetery.

Mr. Giddens was born and reared in Irwin County, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Giddens. He had engaged in farming for many years.

Survivors include his wife, the former Miss Beulah Mixon; six sisters, Mrs. Charlie Griffin, Nashville,; Mrs. T. F. Clifton, Lenox; Mrs. Aaron Daniels, Mrs. J. T. Johnson, Mrs. Willilam Harper and Mrs. Arlie Ashley; four brothers, Allen and Grady Giddens, Ocilla; Jake Giddens, Nashville; Jesse Giddens, Fellsmere, Florida.

His only son, Hershell, was killed in France early in World War II.

Pallbearers were Ermal Tucker, Nelson Griffiin, Richard Griffin, Irwin Roberts, Charles Young and Vinson Grantham.
Thanks to June Harper for the obit.
Family links: 
  George Wealthy Giddens (1866 - 1938)
  Susan Grantham Giddens (1868 - 1946)
  Beulah Mixon Carver (1903 - 1985)*
  Hershel C. Giddens (1922 - 1945)*
  Allen Giddens (1893 - 1967)*
  Matilda Giddens Daniels (1893 - 1976)*
  Alvin Giddens (1893 - 1949)
  Grady Giddens (1894 - 1973)*
  Worthie M Giddens Griffin (1898 - 1987)*
  Jake W. Giddens (1900 - 1957)*
  Jesse Giddens (1902 - 1970)*
  Lizzie Giddens Johnson (1903 - 1987)*
  James Tally Giddens (1906 - 1938)*
  Eunie G Clifton (1908 - 2006)*
  Mary Jane Giddens Harper (1910 - 1974)*
  Susie Mae Giddens Ashley (1913 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
Irwin County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Shelby Bozeman
Record added: Jan 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82879070
Alvin Giddens
Added by: Michael H Pafford
Alvin Giddens
Added by: Michael H Pafford
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