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November 30, 2012

Rebecca L. (Givens) Williams

Rebecca L. (Givens) Williams, 63, of Whiteland, Ind., died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in Indianapolis. Rebecca was born Sept. 15, 1949, to Charles and Anna Mae (Tweedy) Givens, in Chicago. Rebecca married James E. “Jim” Williams on July 24, 1966, in Terre Haute. They were married for 46 years.

She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminology from Indiana State University. She was employed with the State of Indiana as a case worker in Department of Family Service Administration for 19 years.

Rebecca enjoyed roller skating, bowling, cooking, and baking. She loved Christmas and spending time with her family. Her time with her husband, children, and grandchildren made her truly happy.

Rebecca was preceded in death by her father, Charles Givens; and her grandson, Matthew Williams.

She was survived by her mother, Anna Mae Brock; her husband, Jim Williams; their two children, Paul Williams and his wife Angela, and Tabitha Williams; and three grandchildren, Trinity Williams, Brittany Williams, and Emily Williams; her brother, Scott Brock and his wife Susie; her nephews, Chase Williams, Chris Brock, his wife Meghan, Brandon Brock, and Cody Brock.

A funeral services will be conducted at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S, Highway 31 North, Whiteland. Friends and family may call from 2 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute. Online condolences may be made at www.jessenfuneralhome.com.

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