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OBIT: Ms. Dana Thompson

Ms. Dana Thompson

Mrs. Dana Thompson, age 47, of Carthage died at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday morning December 12, 2018 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where she was admitted December 1st and was being treated for complications from a stroke caused by a thyroid condition.

Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday afternoon December 14th at 1 p.m. Bro. Jason Rich officiated and burial followed in section five at Ridgewood Cemetery.

Born Dana Lagray Givens in Carthage on February 27, 1971, she was one of four daughters and a son of the late Fred Wilson Givens who died January 20, 1993 at 56 and Linda Dale Manier Givens who died December 28, 2008 at the age of 63.

A sister, Janice Givens Evans, died at the age of 50 on April 8, 2016.

Surviving are her three children, Joseph Givens and fiancée Desiree Mears of Woodbury,

Stephen Pride and wife Alyssa, Brittany Givens and fiancée Dre Crenshaw all of Carthage; two sisters, Mechille Givens of Carthage, Jennifer Hancock and husband Buddy of Baxter; brother, Fred Givens Jr. and wife Andi of Gainesboro; eight grandchildren, Jada Givens, Davin Givens, KaMora Featherson, Talon Pride, Kendall Pride, Tate Pride, Jase and Kade Mears.