Vivian Hawkins was born to Ernest and Flora (Frizzell) Stewart on November 29, 1970 in Osceola, Missouri. She passed away September 26, 2018 in Wahoo, Nebraska.
She and her family moved to Clinton, Missouri when she was young and attended Clinton Schools. Vivian met and married Heath Hawkins and to this union three sons were born.
Vivian worked in construction, retail and enjoyed helping her brothers doing mechanic work. She loved music and would sing to any song that she knew while smiling and laughing, following in the footsteps of her mom.
Vivian was always giving of herself, inspiring others to become better for themselves. She was very positive and upbeat. Her smile and kindred spirit was contagious. These were just some of her many values. She did all of this in spite of her medical difficulties. Vivian never met a stranger, always opening a door to those that needed one and helping people through hardships. She treated everyone she met like family and had many long distance friends. Vivian could forgive anyone and she never held a grudge, knowing how to overcome stressful situations.
She loved an adored her family, sons, grandchildren and friends. Counting the days when she would get to visit them. Vivian lived life to its fullest with a smile on her face, always ending a visit or phone call with “I Love You.”
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; 1 brother, Ernest Leon and 1 sister, Ethel Marie.
She leaves behind two sisters; Melva (Earl) Pellegrin and Althea (Floyd) Wosoba of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; 2 brothers Edward (Johnna) Stewart of El Dorado Springs, Missouri and Glen Stewart of Clinton , Missouri; 3 sons, Nehemiah, Nicholas (Teresa) and Zachary (Samantha); 6 grandchildren, RyLynn, Aimen, Z’Koa, Lyrec, Genevieve and Tarik of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, Partner Mike Daniels of Wahoo, Nebraska.