Donald L. Giddens

  • Birth 25 Jan 1939 Adel, Cook County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 13 Jan 2012 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Ludowici, Long County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 83462371

Retired Major Donald L. Giddens - LUDOWICI - Retired Major Donald L. Giddens, 72, passed away Friday, January 13, 2012 at Vistacare Hospice in Atlanta after a short illness. He was born in Adel and had lived in Ludowici for 25 years until recently moving to Nashville, GA.

He retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of major after 22 years of service and received numerous awards, medals and commendations. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Nashville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carson and Ethel Stephens Giddens and his siblings, Margie and Gerald.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Dean Giddens of Nashville, GA; a daughter and son-in-law, Karra and Clay Harden of Greensboro, NC; three sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Karen Giddens of Bloomingdale, Joey and Tessa Harrison and Jeffrey and Nicole Harrison of Ludowici; a step-son, Kevin Williams of Nashville, GA; a sister and brother-in-law, Winona and Johnny Sewick of Comer, GA; 15 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and several nieces & nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 16 at 2:00 P.M. from the Howard-Jones-Nobles Funeral Home with Rev. Jackie Connell officiating. Interment will follow in the Rye Patch Cemetery in Long County with full military honors.

Visitation will be held on Sunday evening, January 15 from 5-7 P.M. from the Howard-Jones-Nobles Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the on-line registry at www. Howard-Jones-Nobles Funeral Home Savannah Morning News January 15, 2012

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Published in Savannah Morning News on January 15, 2012

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