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Debra (Debbie) Ann (Osban) Givens

October 16, 1972 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 47)

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Debra Ann Osban Givens (Debbie), age 47 of Middlesboro, KY, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 10, 2020.  She was born on October 16, 1972 in Middlesboro, KY, the daughter of the Thelma Osban and the late Rev. John Ed Osban. 

She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, and mother.  Debra was always happy, full of life and never met a stranger.  She enjoyed cooking and baking, decorating, and especially loved planning celebrations for any and all occasions.  Most of all, she loved the Lord, the church and singing His praises.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Freddie Doyle Osban.

She is survived by her mother, Thelma Osban; her husband of 16 years, James “Jimmy” Givens; daughters, Sierra May Osban and Kaitlyn Pelty Givens; all of Middlesboro, KY.   Brothers, Eddie Osban (Bonnie Osban) of Pathfork, KY, Teddy Lee Osban of Pineville, KY and Rev. John C. Osban (Ashley Phipps Osban) of Pineville, KY; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY. 

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY with Rev. John C. Osban presiding.  Graveside service will immediately follow at the Mount Mary/Yellow Hill Cemetery, Old Pineville Pike, Middlesboro, KY. 

Pallbearers will be William Osborne, James “Peewee” Barnett, Todd Helton, Justin Barton, Eric Helton, and Eddie “Moose” Osban.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Ancil Redmond and JD Barton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cawood Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses. 

Due to Covid concerns, the family does not want anyone to feel obligated to attend if you are running a fever or feeling ill.  If you cannot attend, please remember the family in your thoughts and prayers. 

Online condolences and register book available at www.cawoodfh.com

Cawood Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Debra (Debbie) Ann (Osban) Givens, please visit our floral store.


October 14, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Funeral Service
October 15, 2020

12:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Graveside Service
October 15, 2020

Mount Mary/Yellow Hill Cemetery

Middlesboro, KY 40965

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