Vivian Smith was born April 23, 1939 to Thomas and Marjorie (Gibler) Smith in Davis City, IA. She was the fourth child born out of six children. Vivian graduated from the high school in Leon, IA.
She met her future husband, Gary Wayne Smith and they were married November 26, 1958 in Des Moines, IA. To this union, three wonderful children were born, Steven Russell, Thomas Wayne, Rebecca Jean. Vivian and her family lived on a farm by Norwood for thirty-nine years. Vivian was a quiet person, but her family will always remember what a great wife, mother, especially her good cooking. She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Good Samaritan Care Center in Indianola, IA.
Vivian passed away November 22, 2020 at the Lucas County Health Center in Chariton, IA.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Marjorie Smith, her brother, Lloyd Smith, sister, Margaret, grandchild, Luke Allen Smith, and great-grandchild, Abigail Kathleen Mar.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Smith, her children, Steven (Martha) Smith, Thomas Smith, Rebecca (Donald) Morrison, grandchildren, Samantha Smith, Steven (Kelsi) Smith, Hanna Smith, Jeffery (Tanya) Morrison, great-grandchildren, Paisleigh, Paxton, Riley, Kymber, Willow, Ava, Houston, siblings, Lorene Olson, Davie Smith, Macelle Harlow and numerous family and friends that will mourn her loss.
Service were held Friday, November 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton IA. Visitation was held at the funeral home one hour prior to the services. Interment was held at the Brinegar Cemetery following the service.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Children’s Church. On line condolences may be made to

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