Vivian Joann Powell daughter of the late Frank Jeremiah and Janie Williams Jeremiah was born on Current River in Shannon County, Missouri, on May 24, 1935. She departed this life at Salem Memorial District Hospital in Salem, Missouri, on October 18, 2022, at the age of 87.
On January 5, 1954 in Fulton County, Arkansas, Vivian was united in marriage to Gordon Dale Powell and to this union two sons were born. He preceded her in death on February 11, 2019. Vivian was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bunker. Her hobbies included talking on the phone, going to church and visiting with family and friends.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Bill Jeremiah and infant Vincent Carl Jeremiah, three sisters, Ginger Mae Howard, Doris Irene Knuckles and Betty Rader and one great-grandson, Seth Barnhill.
Vivian is survived by two sons, Richard Powell and wife Janice of Bunker, Missouri, Bruce Powell and wife Patty of Salem, Missouri, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one brother, Sonny Jeremiah of West Bend, Wisconsin. Vivian will be deeply missed by her family and friends who will mourn her passing.
Visitation will be Friday, October 21, 2022, at Eminence Cemetery at 10:30 AM, and the funeral service will begin at 11 AM at the graveside. Pastor Tom Wisdom will be performing the services.
Arrangements by McSpadden Funeral Home, Bunker, Missouri
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.