NORMAN — Vivian Nell Landers, 87, of Norman, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Vivian was born Dec. 6, 1926, in Graham, Texas, to Gerald and Inez (Besaw) King.
Vivian “Nanny” took care of children in her home for more than 40 years and considered them her children. Vivian loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly, and they meant the world to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Billy M. Landers; and her granddaughter, Kimberly.
Vivian is survived by her son, Robert Landers and wife Merelyn; her two daughters, Linda Danner and husband Ken and Billie Neal and husband Jim; her sister, Darleene Woods; her nine grandchildren, Jackie, Marya, Kindra, Kenny, Jamie, Robbie, Shane, Heather and Kevin; and her 15 great-grandchildren, Derrick, Jacob, Ryan, Josh, Patrick, Erin, Meredith, Lyssa, Micah, Lauren, Dylan, Raelynn, Luke, Grace and Ryah.
Visitation for Vivian will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel, 3401 Havenbrook St. in Norman, with interment following at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Norman.
Memorials may be made in memory of Vivian to the American Cancer Society or charity of choice.
Arrangements for Vivian and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman. Online condolences may be shared at HavenbrookFuneralHome.com.
Norman Transcript, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
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