Vivian Carol, Norris, Lea; 70, of Marissa, IL; born May 31, 1942 in Salem, MO; passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Vivian was a cutter for the garment industry, later working as a waitress at the White Latern Resturaunt in Marissa. She was a member of the Tilden Presbyterian Church where she served as Deacon. She also belong to the Monday Morning Breakfast Club and a former member of the Red Hat Society.
She was preceded in death by her father Joseph Norris. Her husband Terry Lea whom she married on February 17, 1968 in Red Bud, IL and who passed away on February 1, 1995. 2 sons Harlon Lea; Benny Lea.
She is survived by her mother – Dorris, nee Matheny, Norris. Her children – Terry Lea; Kay Lubiewski; Rick Hammond; Carol Ramey; David Lea; Marilyn Windsor; Herschel Lea. 21 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. And her very close friend Marge Green.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Visitation: Friends may call at Tilden Presbyterian Church in Tilden, IL on Monday, October 1, 2012 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. At Mason Funeral Home in Summerville, GA on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Funeral: Services will be held at Tilden Presbyterian Church in Tilden, IL on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 6:00pm. At Mason Funeral Home in Summerville, GA on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 10:00am.
Interment: Burial will be held in the Bankhead Cemetery in Mentone, Alabama.