Cecil R. 'Lee' Givens, 85, passed away May 28, 2008. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth Givens; two daughters, Terri Gorman Murphy and Susan Zale; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Lee was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to James and Paralee Givens. He served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII and was a banking vice president. Viewing from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2008, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2008, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Pastor David Freehling officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Canon City, Colo. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Mrs. Givens, with deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are an incredible lady. May you find strength during this difficult time.

    Deepest sympathy,

    Your former student from Risley, many years ago… Karen Quintana

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