Vivian Hart, daughter of the late Willie and Myrtle (Parnell) Stickle, was born on February 6, 1932 in Mount Ida, Arkansas, and passed away on February 5, 2012 in Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Missouri. She was 79 years of age.
Vivian grew up and attended school in Arkansas and Broken Bow, Oklahoma. She later graduated from cosmetology school.
She was united in marriage to Wayne Hart on August 31, 1979 in Flagstaff, Arizona. They moved to Mtn. Grove, Missouri, in 1982.
Vivian enjoyed being outdoors, especially when gardening, helping out on their dairy farm, and milking Jersey cows. She was known as a good cook and made the best pecan pralines. She was also a good seamstress.
At the time of her passing, Vivian was a member of Liberty Faith Church in Norwood, Missouri. She enjoyed attending services as long as her health permitted.
She is survived by her loving husband, Wayne Hart of their home in Mtn. Grove; one brother, Tommy Stickle and wife Brenda of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; two sisters, LaNora Wood of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, and Sanartha Viars of Morton, Washington; nieces, nephews, and other relatives, friends, and church family who will sadly miss her.
Funeral services were held Thursday, February 9, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in Liberty Faith Church, Norwood, with Rev. Reg Kelly officiating. Joel Friend, accompanied by Melody Masters, sang “I Shall Know Him.” Pallbearers were Jerry England, Jerry Rowland, Kurt Clark, Terry Coats, Zachary Kelly, and Alan Wolthuis. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mtn. Grove.