Christopher Givens


Christopher Edward Givens, 33, was born in Houston to John Edward Givens and Debra Springer Givens on July 14, 1984. He lived in Austin, Texas the past 15 years. He passed away Sunday Aug. 6, 2017. He will be laid to rest in a private immediate family service on Aug. 22 at the Travis County School Street Cemetery.

Christopher was predeceased by his father, John Givens of New York; his paternal grandfather, Jack Givens of Houston; and his maternal grandparents, Harvey and Johnnie Springer of Madisonville.

He is survived to mourn his death by his mother, Debra Springer of Madisonville; his son, Jordan Edward Givens; his brother, Clayton Dockery and wife Tanya Dockery of Temple, and their four children, Casey Dockery Martinez and husband Miguel, Corey Dockery, Catie Dockery and Carter Dockery. He is also survived by his great-niece Jemma and great-nephew Julian and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and his paternal grandmother, Lena Givens of Houston.

Christopher was a Christian — he accepted Christ as his Savior at 13 and was baptized. He endured numerous medical issues during his short life. He is now at peace.

In lieu of flowers please make any donations to Rufus Refuge.