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Viva Lee (Cicero) LawsonNovember 5, 1923 ~ April 9, 2017 (age 93)
Viva Lee Cicero Lawson went to her Heavenly home on April 9 th , 2017 surrounded by her loving family.
She is preceded in death by her best friend and loving husband of 54 years, James Olin Lawson; her parents: Louie and Maude Cicero; Siblings: Vearl, John, Howard, Annie, Albert, Elbert, Louie Frank, James, Bernice, and Edith; and great grandchildren: Kaci and Jeremy.
Viva is survived by her children: Viva Jane King (Cecil), Charlotte Ann Brock, Linda L. Hager (Kenneth), John Brady Lawson (Joy), and David Louie Lawson (Linda); brother: Walter Earl (Buck) Cicero (Dot); brother-in-law’s: Therman Lawson and Jack Cobb; sister-in-law’s: Jane Davidson Cicero, Mary Alice Lawson Wood, Dot Cicero; grandchildren: Scott, Bryan, Vince, Rusty, Chad, Michele, Jonathan, Brady, Courtney, Josh, Jamie, Jared and Justin; Great grandchildren: Hunter, Austin James, Alison, MacKenzie, Lane, Savannah, Clara Paige, Maggie, Gracie, Emma, Abby, John Brady III, Lawson, Lily, Maclain, Reid, Mollie and Jack Olin; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Viva was married to Olin in Walker County on August 14 th , 1943 and built a family on love and faith with children she adored. Then the grandchildren came and grandchildren are a way of compensating us for getting old. Then the great grandchildren came to make great grandparents the family treasure.
Services will be held at Crestview Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday, April 13 th at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. with the internment to follow.