VIVIAN ODELL BOX, 87, Oneonta, was born Oct. 10, 1931, to the late John Minor and Mary Frances Vandiver Washburn, and passed away March 30, 2019. Vivian loved softball, her puppy Corky, and was an Alabama and Atlanta Braves fan. She enjoyed going to the mountains, shopping, and entertaining people by playing her harmonica. Also preceding her in death were her husband James Wayne Box, brother James Washburn, sisters Lorene Myrick and Edna Davis, and grandson Hunter Griffith.
Survivors include children Brenda McRea, Connie Bradford, Lynnette Pump, Tony Hooper, Paula (Greg) Reed, and Shannon Box; grandchildren Robby (Lorna) Blackwood, Lachelle (Jeremy) Proctor, Chad Smith, Cody Pump, Dakota (Brittney) McMillan, Tanner (Ashley) Griffith, Colby Williams, and Raegan Williams; great-grandchildren Jacob Borden and Magen Blackwood; sister Polly O’Connor; brothers Gene Washburn and Roy Washburn.
Funeral service was held at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 1 p.m., with Bro. Bob Bryant and Bro. Haskel Adamson officiating. Burial followed at Westside Cemetery in Cleveland. Pallbearers were Chad Smith, Cody Pump, Dakota McMillan, Tanner Griffith, Colby Williams, and Jacob Borden.
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