Vertie Gay Stewart Givans

Vertie Gay Stewart Givans, 84 of Glendale passed away Monday, September 19, 2022 at Tender Touch Senior Living in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She was born on February 20, 1938 in Millwood, KY the daughter of the late Robert Calvin and Sudie Roby Anderson Stewart. She retired after 39 years from Glendale Children's Home where she served as Housemother and Supervisor. She professed her faith at an early age and was a faithful member of Gilead Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher. Among those who preceded her in death include sisters, Dorothy and Mary Ellen and brothers, Luther, Hardin and Joe Stewart. She was married to Marion Sherril Mudd from 1997 until his death in 1998 and to George Givans from 2000 until his death in 2007. Survivors include one brother, Elmer Stewart (Novella); sisters-in-law, Carolyn Stewart, Novella Stewart and Aline Stewart; step-daughter, Jan Mackey (Ray Allan); step-son, Philip Givans (Liz); and numerous nieces, nephews, and 3 step grandchildren. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Sam Hinkson and Haywood Riner officiating. Burial will follow in Layman Cemetery in Grayson County. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and continue after 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Friday, September 23, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Friday, September 23, 2022 starting at 1:00 PM
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