Vivian J. Childers, 86, of Hutchinson and formerly of Wichita, Scottsdale, AZ, and McPherson, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Via Christi – St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. She was a retired secretary and bookkeeper.
Vivian was born on July 1, 1929, in Piedmont, OK, the daughter of Archie Bryan and Myrtle Sabra (McLane) Dickerson. She graduated from Central Academy, McPherson.
She was a member of the Free Methodist Church.
Survivors include: three children, Jean Stevenson and husband, JR, of Hutchinson, KS, Diane Parrish and husband, Wayne, of McPherson, KS, and Darrell Bacon and wife, Stephanie, of McPherson, KS; eight grandchildren, Valerie Bonham, Joshua Phillips, Nick Hutchinson, Todd Jetton, David Parrish, Philip Parrish, Mark Bacon, and Adam Bacon; 14 great-grandchildren, Cade Bacon, Ellie Bacon, Owen Bacon, Miles Jetton, Mia Jetton, Collin Parrish, Bailey White, Avery Parrish, Emory Parrish, Kara Wright, Aaron Wright, Jordan Phillips, Katelyn Phillips, and Evander Hutchinson.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ken Childers, brother, Elvon Dickerson, and sisters, Ardath Clark and Betty DeLong.
The graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 29, 2015, at McPherson Cemetery with Rev. Mick Green officiating.
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