Master Keyshawn Givens-Drayton, 6 months, departed this life to be with our Lord on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

Born on July 3, 2017, in Richland County, he was a son of Klentae Drayton and Stacy Givens.

He leaves to cherish his memory: three brothers, Lorenzo Givens, Klentae Givens-Drayton Jr. and Kentrell Givens-Drayton of Sumter; paternal grandfather, Albertus "Bobby" Drayton of Sumter; paternal grandmother, Andrea Drayton of Sumter; maternal grandfather, Silas Abrams of Sumter; paternal great-grandparents, James Drayton of Sumter and Margie Nelson of Sumter; maternal great-grandmothers, Martha Givens of Sumter and Frances Abrams of Sumter; three special aunts, Diane Givens, Tammy Benbow and Janet Hayes Haynesworth, all of Sumter; a special uncle, Levelton Givens of Goose Creek; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Keyshawn Givens-Drayton was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Brenda Givens; paternal great-grandmother, Inez Drayton; and maternal great-grandfather, Willie Givens Jr.

Funeral services were held at noon on Saturday at John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter, with Elder James Drayton Jr. officiating, eulogist.

The family is receiving friends and relatives at the home, 751 N. Main St., Apartment 52, Sumter.

The procession will leave at 11:30 a.m. from the home.

Burial will be at Clarks United Methodist Churchyard Cemetery, U.S. 401, Sumter.

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Services directed by the staff and management of Williams Funeral Home Inc. of Sumter.