October 7, 1951 - February 19, 2020
Vivian Karen Timmons, daughter of the late Alfred Donoho and Mary Ellis Donoho, was born October 7, 1951 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Centralia, Illinois having attained the age of 68 years. As a young girl, Vivian grew up in rural Bluford, Illinois and graduated from Mt. Vernon Senior High School with the Class of 1970. On June 28, 1970, Vivian was united in marriage to Gary Lee Timmons and were blessed with three sons: Fredrick, Brian, and David. Due to Gary being in the military, Vivian and the family lived in various places. Vivian was a hardworking woman and while in Illinois, she worked as a cook for Big Chief Truck Plaza and after moving to the Fort Leonard Wood area in 2001, she worked for 9 years in housekeeping for Comfort Inn. In her spare time, Vivian enjoyed sewing and reading and in her younger years, she loved to go bowling. She was a wonderful cook and most importantly, she loved spending time with her family. Vivian will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by all those who knew and loved her. She leaves to cherish her memory, her three sons, Fredrick Timmons (Tammy) of Fenton, MO, Brian Timmons (Kristi) of Centralia, IL, and David Timmons formerly of St. Robert, MO; four sisters, Delores Kocher, Donna McClure, Brenda Hale, and Debbie Donoho; three brothers, Paul, Roger and Mark Donoho; thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Timmons. Services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in the Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert with Pastor Danny Graves officiating. The songs “Amazing Grace” and “Dancing in the Sky” were played. Serving as escorts were family and friends. Burial followed in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery of Waynesville. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Vivian Timmons and may be left at Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert.
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