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October 26, 2012

Vivian Laverne Swanner Witt

Vivian Laverne Swanner Witt, 81, died Oct. 24, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas.

Service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the First Baptist Church of Gordon. Pastor Michael Jones will officiate. Family visitation is 6-9 p.m. Friday. Arrangements are with Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home.

Vivian was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Erath County, Texas, to Daniel Presley Swanner Jr. and Bessie Gladis (Venable) Swanner. She attended Rush Creek School in Erath County and graduated from Strawn High School. Vivian worked for many years and retired from Phillips Components in Mineral Wells.

Vivian enjoyed outdoor activities, especially gardening. She loved caring for animals and the farm she owned south of Thurber, Texas. Vivian was a good cook and especially loved family gatherings at holidays.

She married William Woodly Witt, of Mingus, on Dec. 24, 1948. They were married in Strawn and shared 45 years of marriage.

Vivian is survived by her children, Noella Laverne Finley, of Dimmitt, Texas, and James David Witt and Timothy Wayne Witt, both of Mineral Wells; grandchildren, Kevin Dow and wife, Kacy, Kenneth Dow, Karissa Kroll and husband Kent, Victoria Finley, Keith Finley, Tessica Witt and Timothy Witt Jr.; great-grandchildren, Colton Mason, Clay Mason, Taegin Witt, Brittyn Witt, Kenneth Dow Jr., Cole Dow, Meagan Dow and Ace Dow; great-great-grandchildren, Myiah Kress; sister, Gladis Parr, of Stephenville, Texas; brother, Richard Swanner and wife, Marjanna, of Gordon; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Woodly Witt; brother, Robert Swanner and wife, Jimmie.

Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home

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